Assistant Professor - Behavioral Biologist
Assistant Professor of Biology (tenure-track) to teach courses in Animal Behavior and additional biology courses; develop an active research program leading to external funding and publications; advise undergraduate and graduate students; provide service to the department and university. Appointment begins August 2024.
The Department of Biology (http://miamioh.edu/biology) has over 30 faculty committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in teaching and research. The department offers undergraduate degrees in the biological sciences, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Biology is also an integral part of interdepartmental graduate degree programs in Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (http://miamioh.edu/eeeb) and Cell, Molecular, and Structural Biology (http://miamioh.edu/cmsb). Research and teaching are supported by outstanding core facilities, including the Ecology Research Center, the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics and the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging.
- Ph.D. in Biology, Behavioral Biology, or closely related field by date of appointment.
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Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Douglas Meikle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin October 16, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Advertised: 31 Aug 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
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