Assistant Professor, Behavioral Ecologist (USA) ~

25 de octubre de 2015

Assistant Professor, Behavioral Ecologist (USA)

The Department of Biology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor anticipated to begin in August 2016. We seek a Behavioral Ecologist with an innovative research program guided by fundamental
questions in evolutionary biology. Researchers that employ a combination of empirical and theoretical approaches, and that utilize cutting-edge methodological and analytical tools are especially encouraged to apply, regardless of animal taxon or ecosystem.

The successful candidate will be expected to complement departmental research strengths in organismal biology and conservation biology, and will contribute to teaching and mentoring students in our graduate and undergraduate programs (see Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a relevant field, a strong publication record, and show a demonstrated ability or strong potential to maintain a vigorous, extramurally-funded research

UCF has a strong research emphasis and provides competitive startup funds and teaching loads. UCF is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a doctorate-granting university of very high research activity (RU/VH). This hire is part of multiple departmental hires and 200 new faculty positions
university-wide in 2015-16.

Applicants must complete a job application at In addition, applicants must e-mail a single pdf document that includes a letter of intent, curriculum
vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled; for full
consideration send applications by January 11 2016.

Questions regarding this search may be directed to Dr. Will Crampton, Chair,
Behavioral Ecologist Search Committee, at

The University of Central Florida, the nation’s second-largest university
with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and
reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200
degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other
locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries
vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world
experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information,

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans
and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or national origin.  As
a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and
selection procedures available to the public upon request.

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