[Taxacom] Job Opportunity in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UC Irvine, USA

Peter Bowler pabowler at uci.edu
Thu Dec 3 05:51:15 CST 2015

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2016. Faculty research in the department spans a wide range of topics in ecology, evolution, and physiology (http://ecoevo.bio.uci.edu/). Candidates for this position should address the interaction between organisms and the atmosphere. Research topics might include genetics, ecology, or physiology of the emission or uptake of atmospheric constituents; or the impacts of air quality on plants, microbes, animals, or ecosystems. Atmospheric constituents are broadly defined and can include volatiles, trace gases, or particulates. The successful applicant is expected to conduct a strong research program and contribute to the teaching mission of the University of California. This position is part of a high impact hiring cluster at the interface of air quality and climate change. The successful candidate is expected to be an integral part of a campus-wide collaboration under the umbrella of the AirUCI institute (http://airuci.uci.edu/).
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, 3 letters of recommendation, and up to 3 publications. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Applications should be uploaded electronically by January 1, 2016.
Apply at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03189
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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