Assistant Professor - Evolutionary Biologist

Chicago, Illinois
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Chicago's Department of Ecology & Evolution in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at any rank with preference for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, and invites applications. We seek applicants pursuing research on applying empirical approaches, or a combination of theoretical and empirical approaches, to understand ecological or evolutionary processes, and who innovatively address major questions in ecology, evolution, or behavior and related areas.

A goal of this search is to increase the diversity of the faculty in Ecology and Evolution and across the Biological Sciences Division, and we therefore welcome applicants who come from groups that are historically underrepresented, such as Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native.

At The University of Chicago, we are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago's Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae with bibliography, statements on past and prospective research and teaching, and contact information for 3 references. Three publications or preprints must also be uploaded. Review of complete applications will begin after November 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.