The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources (Rutgers-New Brunswick) and the Department of Biology (Rutgers-Camden) jointly invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in ecology at the rank of Associate or beginning Full Professor to serve as the Director of the Rutgers Pinelands Field Station. The Pinelands Field Station includes offices, research laboratories, and living quarters for visiting scientists. It provides easy access to the full range of ecosystem in the New Jersey Pine Barrens for research and field study, and it serves as a venue for the delivery of field courses. The Station is located at the Silas Little Experimental Forest in the UNESCO New Jersey Pinelands Biosphere Reserve, and it shares its site with the USFS – Northeastern Research Station. We are searching for a highly creative, productive and collaborative scientist whose work addresses fundamental ecological or eco-evolutionary topics in aquatic or terrestrial systems using field and/or laboratory techniques.
Minimum Education and Experience:
This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment. The candidate's research should include a clear existing or potential connection to the New Jersey Pine Barrens ecosystem.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The successful candidate must demonstrate the desire and skill necessary to develop a research program capable of attracting external funding, experience in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, a proven ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate ecology courses. As a University with a highly diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities and individuals with a commitment to mentoring underrepresented demographics in the sciences. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated capacity for public outreach. The successful candidate will contribute to the core curricula of undergraduates and will offer courses in their area of expertise for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. They will also be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate research students.
Posting Number: 19FA2509
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 100719
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