[Taxacom] Job Announcement: assistant professor in insect systematics

Fiona L. Goggin fgoggin at uark.edu
Sun Mar 25 12:10:32 CDT 2007


Position Title: Insect Systematist

Position Rank: Assistant Professor, 12-month appointment, Tenure Track

Location:  Department of Entomology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Appointment: 80% Research/20% Teaching 

Date Available:  Tentatively, August 2007 or negotiable

Responsibilities: Develop an independent, recognized research program in insect systematics, with relevance to insect diversity, evolution and ecology. This position is open to specialists in all insect taxa, especially taxa with relevance to crop pests, aquatic insects or insect natural enemies.  The incumbent will seek extramural funding, train graduate students, and coordinate with the curator of the Department’s Arthropod Collection in managing the collection.  Teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate course in General Entomology and a graduate-level advanced systematics course.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in entomology or a related field (by date of hire), with a strong background in contemporary systematics techniques and demonstrated excellence or potential in research and publication.  Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in teaching, grantsmanship and collaborative research. 

Salary:  Competitive, commensurate with experience and training

Application:  Review of applications will begin May 1, 2007, and will continue until the position is filed.  Applicants should submit CV, statement of research and teaching plans and objectives, up to 5 reprints, names and contact information for at least three professional references, and arrange for transcripts to be submitted.  

All application materials should be sent (electronic submissions preferred) to:

Dr. Fiona L. Goggin
Chair, Search Committee
c/o Janet Funk, Administrative Assistant
Department of Entomology
AGRI 319
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
jfunk at uark.edu




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