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Now Hiring: 2 Biodiversity Faculty PositionsBiodiversity Institute faculty hires

The Biodiversity Institute, a division of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Departments of Botany and Zoology and Physiology at the University of Wyoming seek to hire one evolutionary biologist and one population ecologist at the assistant professor level, whose research programs are strongly aligned with conservation biology and biodiversity issues.  The primary appointment for the evolutionary biologist will be in the Department of Botany and the population ecologist will be in the Department of Zoology and Physiology; neither position is restricted taxonomically. The scientists will contribute to the academic missions of their departments, the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Ecology, and the applied mission of the Biodiversity Institute.

University of wyoming biodiversity institute faculty hires

Timeline: For both positions, review of applications will begin September 9 and continue until suitable candidates are found. 

 

Application Materials

Applicants are required to submit the following application materials in ONE single PDF document, collated in the order below:

  1. Cover letter (including the names of three references)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of research and teaching interests
  4. One page letter describing how the applicant can contribute to the Biodiversity Institute's mission and objectives
  5. Three publications that represent the applicant's best work

 

Materials should be collated into one document, and submitted in PDF format to the addresses listed below.

 

Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Joint appointment: Biodiversity Institute and Department of Botany

Position type: Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor level

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. and a demonstrated track record of excellence in applied and conceptual aspects of genetics and evolution. The position will be a joint appointment between the Biodiversity Institute and the Department of Botany.

Applicants should apply via email to: Chair, Evolutionary Biology Search Committee, Department of Botany, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY  82071 (bwanous@uwyo.edu).

 

Professor of Population Ecology

Joint appointment: Biodiversity Institute and Department of Zoology/Physiology

Position type: Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor level

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. and expertise in integrating quantitative population ecology with applied issues related to conservation or biodiversity. The position will be a joint appointment between the Biodiversity Institute and the Department of Zoology and Physiology.

Applicants should apply via email to: Chair, Population Ecology Search Committee, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY  82071 (bwanous@uwyo.edu).

 

 


 

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