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Assistant Professor-Ecoimmunologist  « Position Deleted on 1/03/2013 »

Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, NV
Category:
  • Faculty - Science - Biology
Posted: 12/11/2012
Application Due: 01/02/2013
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct
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Job Title
Assistant Professor-Ecoimmunologist*

Department
Biology

Department Web Address
http://www.unr.edu/biology/

Full Time Equivalent
50%

Position Type
Academic Faculty

List Rank/Range(s) II

Tenure Track

Job Description
Ecoimmunologist Faculty Position

The Department of Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to hire a half-time Ecoimmunologist at the assistant professor level, tenure-track. We are particularly interested in ecologists working at the whole organism level, and areas of expertise could involve herbivores and natural enemies in wild populations as well as model laboratory systems. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a nationally recognized, extramurally funded research program, to train PhD students, and to participate in undergraduate teaching. The Biology Department has 1200 majors, 50 graduate students, 24 state-funded faculty, and averages $4 million/yr in extramural awards. Reno is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Lake Tahoe and was recently rated one of the best small cities in the US for outdoor recreation and overall quality of life. Go to http://jobs.unr.edu to submit application materials, including an application letter, CV, research plans, teaching interests, and contact information for three references.

Required Qualifications
Ph.D in Ecology, evolution or related field. A minimum of one year Postdoctoral experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Record of empirical research in Multitrophic interaction ecology.

Contact Information for this Position
Dr.Guy Hoelzer - Search Chair
(775) 784-4860
hoelzer@unr.edu

Alex Nesbitt - Search Coordinator
(775) 682-7749
anesbitt@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach a CV/resume, cover letter, contact information for three personal references, research plans and teaching interests.

Job Open Date
12/05/2012

Job Close Date
01/02/2013

Open Until Filled
No

Search Number
71205

Note to All Applicants
A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

To apply, visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11145

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.