Assistant Professor position in Ecology

The Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park
invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Ecology.
Exceptional candidates above the Assistant Professor level may also be
considered. We seek outstanding candidates taking innovative experimental,
computational, and/or theoretical approaches to address major questions
that complement and integrate the interests of our Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology group. We are looking to hire a broadly trained ecologist whose
research interests include, but are not limited to: global change, the role
of the environment or interspecific interactions on ecological and
evolutionary processes, the origin and maintenance of biodiversity,
microbiome ecology, and ecological genomics of non-model species.

Applicants must have a doctorate degree and should have developed, or
demonstrate the potential to develop, an outstanding research program that
has led or can lead to strong extramural funding. Postdoctoral experience
is preferred. Applicants must also exhibit a commitment to excellence in
teaching and mentoring, including working with students and groups from
underrepresented backgrounds. The University of Maryland and Department of
Biology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community.
Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty,
staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity
are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2016 (best consideration

Applications received after December 1, 2016 will not be considered.

Use this link to apply:

Application materials: Candidates should upload PDF files containing a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and
teaching interests, and provide names and contact information for 3

The University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship campus of the
University of System of Maryland and is one of the most rapidly advancing
public research universities in the country. The University sponsors the
NSF funded National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in
Annapolis. Our close proximity to Washington D.C., the Chesapeake Bay and
the Appalachian Mountains facilitates interactions with researchers at an
extraordinary range of institutions and field stations (e.g., Smithsonian
Institution, NIH, USDA, USGS Patuxent Research Center, USFWS, Smithsonian
Environmental Research Center, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, University of
Maryland Center for Environmental Studies). In addition, several major
non-governmental organizations have their world headquarters in Washington,
DC (e.g., Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, World
Wildlife Fund).

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and
regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The
University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons
and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status,
age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital
status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of
rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment,
educational programs and activities, and admissions.

“Carlos A. MacHado” <>

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