Assistant professor position in Social Behavior and Evolution (USA) ~

3 de octubre de 2014

Assistant professor position in Social Behavior and Evolution (USA)

University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences. For this academic-year position we seek an individual who studies the social behavior and evolution of any animal taxonomic group and whose research involves field, laboratory, and/or modeling approaches. He or she will be a member of our Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Section and also have opportunities to interface with the Neuroscience and Behavior Program in the Department of Psychology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop productive collaborations within and outside the School, and in so doing contribute significantly to UNL’s Life Sciences Initiative. A PhD (or equivalent) and experience in social behavior and evolution or a related field is required. A minimum of one year of postdoctoral research experience is preferred.
This position is part of the strategic plans of UNL, the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Biological Sciences directed to strengthen the life sciences. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish nationally recognized an extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive start-up package. Lincoln Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with lively music and art scenes, a collection of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living.

To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visit Applicants should go to, search for requisition number F_140107, complete the Faculty Academic/Administrative Information form, attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching interests, and include the names and contact information for three references. Questions regarding the application process may be sent to Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.

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