The Biology Department at Queens College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor Position in Urban Ecology beginning September 1st, 2020. The successful candidate is expected to teach electives; participate in introductory courses; and develop advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. The candidate is also expected to establish an active research program, and share responsibilities for committees and other departmental functions. Candidates who use integrative approaches to conduct field and laboratory research in general ecology, habitat restoration, and conservation biology with a strong urban focus preferred. The Biology Department's community includes 18 full-time faculty members, 35 Masters and PhD candidates, and approximately 250 Biology majors. For details of curricula, faculty research interests, and departmental resources, please log onto our website: https://www.qc.cuny.edu/academics/degrees/dmns/biology/Pages/default.aspx
The successful candidate should:
hold an earned doctoral degree or equivalent with doctoral or postdoctoral experience in urban ecology.
show evidence or promise of success as an educator at the college or university level.
provide evidence of scholarly achievements.
demonstrate the ability to design, carry out and support an active research program involving students and the potential to leverage external funding.
adopt novel approaches to asking questions in their field that assess multiple levels of organization (molecular, physiological, geographical, etc.).
demonstrate the ability to work with colleagues in research and carry out departmental functions.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
HOW TO APPLY
Go to cuny.jobs
In the box under "job title/ keyword", enter "21392"
Click on "Assistant Professor-Urban Ecology"
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.
Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format
**Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example: JDoecv (Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.)
Open until filled with review in December 22, 2019
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Internal Number: 21392
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