Evolution of Marine Organisms – Assistant Professor

Evolution of Marine Organisms – Assistant Professor – The Department of
Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island invites applications
for a tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to start
in Fall 2017 as part of an ongoing hiring initiative in Marine Biology
in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences. The successful
candidate will develop a high quality, nationally recognized, and
externally-funded research program in evolution of marine organisms
(­­­­­­­­­e.g., functional morphology, integrative biology,
evolutionary developmental biology). Teaching will include courses in
area of specialty that will enhance both undergraduate and graduate degree
programs. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate (MS, PhD)
students, and professional service are expected. A successful research
program in evolution of marine organisms, a demonstrated publication
record, a Ph.D. in biological sciences or closely-related field, and
at least one year of postdoctoral research experience at the time of
application are required.

The URI Marine Biology Program website (web.uri.edu/marbio) provides
more information about the program and pertinent research facilities
at the University. Applications are to be submitted in PDF format to
the URI jobs website (https://jobs.uri.edu) to apply and view complete
details for job posting (SF00276). Please attach four (PDF) documents
to your on-line faculty employment application: (1) Cover letter,
(2) CV including names and contact information for three professional
references, (3) Statements of Teaching Philosophy and Interests, and
Research Interests and Future Plans, and (4) PDFs of up to three published
papers. Applications will close on September 19, 2016. The University of
Rhode Island is an AA/EEOC employer. Women, persons of color, protected
veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected
groups are encouraged to apply.

Jacqueline Webb <jacqueline_webb@uri.edu>