Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

New Jersey, United States
03 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Princeton University's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the areas of community, ecosystem or global change ecology.  We are interested in scientists who address fundamental questions with the goal of offering novel conceptual advances, and whose work is broadly relevant to contemporary environmental problems.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to interact with a diverse and interdisciplinary group of like-minded faculty members in several departments and in the Princeton Environmental Institute. The Department is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Applicants should write a vision statement, no longer than two pages, that outlines one or more major unsolved problems in their field and how they plan to address them. In this respect, the vision statement should go beyond a summary of the applicant's prior and current research.

Applications, including the vision statement, curriculum vitae, three reprints, and contact information for three references can be submitted online via Screening of applications will begin November 18, 2019.