[Taxacom] Job opening: Evolutionary Biologist at Rutgers University, NJ, USA

Lena Struwe struwe at AESOP.Rutgers.edu
Sun Aug 26 02:23:11 CDT 2007

Dear Taxacomers,

We have an opening for an evolutionary biologist here at Rutgers 
University, and I would appreciate if you could help spreading this 
announcement to potentially interested colleagues.  The rank is open, it 
could be either a junior hire or a senior person.


Lena Struwe
Rutgers University


 Evolutionary Biologist, Rank Open

The School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers University is seeking a scientist with strong research and 
teaching interests in evolutionary biology, broadly defined. The area of 
specialization is open. This faculty position is anticipated to catalyze 
further growth in evolutionary biology, an effort that involves a number 
of departments within the University, (e.g., Ecology, Evolution and 
Natural Resources, Marine and Coastal Sciences, Genetics, and Geology; 
see http://evolru.rutgers.edu/ for an overview). The successful 
applicant must have a* *Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience. 
Senior applicants should have a record of superior research 
accomplishments and funding. Applicants must have a strong commitment to 
excellence in both graduate and undergraduate teaching. 

The tenure home for this hire will be the Department of Ecology, 
Evolution & Natural Resources, which is broadly concerned with the 
structure, function, evolution, and management of natural systems.  
Research activities involve all levels of organization from the 
microbial to whole ecosystems on a global scope. Additional information 
about research and teaching in the department can be viewed on the 
departmental website (http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~deenr/ 
<http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/%7Edeenr/>). In addition to evolution, the 
department and its allied graduate program 
<http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/%7Edeenr/grad/>) have strengths in multiple 
areas of basic and applied ecology.

*To Apply: *Send cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, statements 
describing interests and qualifications in research and teaching, 
contact information for three references, and up to three selected 
publications to: Search Committee -- Evolutionary Biologist, Department 
of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, 14 
College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8551. We strongly encourage 
the submission of the above material in electronic form (pdf or Word 
format on CD) addressed to the same address or sent by e-mail to 
*evosearch at aesop.rutgers.edu*.  The committee will begin reviewing 
applications beginning *November 1, 2007* and will continue until the 
position is filled.  Final appointment is subject to the availability of 
funds. A September 1, 2008 starting date is anticipated. For additional 
information, contact Dr. Lena Struwe, Search Committee Chair, at 

Rutgers University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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