Job Opening: Invertebrate Evolution (U. Michigan)

Diarmaid Ó Foighil diarmaid at UMICH.EDU
Thu Sep 19 16:35:04 CDT 2002

Evolutionary Biology of Invertebrates
University of Michigan

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Museum of
Zoology announce an anticipated opening for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor/Assistant Curator in comparative evolutionary biology of
(non-insect) invertebrates.  Candidates at a more senior level will also be
considered.  We seek applicants whose research interests involve aspects of
invertebrate evolution such as the evolution of development, evolutionary
physiology or morphology, animal-bacterial symbioses, functional genomics,
or molecular evolution and systematics.  Teaching responsibilities may
include a course on Invertebrate Biology and contribution to graduate
courses.  The candidate will provide scholarly leadership for the Museum's
research collections and applicants whose research incorporates molluscan
exemplars are especially welcome.  The person hired will contribute to
developing a vigorous program in evolutionary biology in a new, dynamic
department. For information, see and

To apply, forward a curriculum vitae, summaries of research and teaching
interests, copies of 3 publications, and arrange to have 3 letters of
reference sent to:

Evolutionary Biology of Invertebrates Search Committee
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 2019T
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1048, USA

More senior level applicants may forward names and email addresses of 3
references to klutov at  Review of applications will begin October
25, 2002.  The expected starting date is September 1, 2003.  The University
of Michigan is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Diarmaid Ó Foighil
Curator of Molluscs, Museum of Zoology
Associate Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079
E-Mail: diarmaid at
Phone: 734 647 2193
Fax: 734 763 4080

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