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Aquatic Ecologist Tenure-Track Position at UNC-Greensboro

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The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Biology. We seek an outstanding individual with research interests in Aquatic Ecology. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a productive, externally funded research program and contribute to student instruction of the department at all levels. Full participation is expected in our Biology undergraduate curriculum and Master program, as well as our broadly defined doctoral program in Environmental Health Science, which is directed at understanding environmental problems that directly, or indirectly, affect human health and well-being from the molecular to global levels. The successful applicant will also be expected to play a major role in teaching our core undergraduate course in Ecology, and specialized upper division courses related to aquatic ecology. Potential synergies with faculty in our and other departments are desirable. Postdoctoral experience is preferred, and candidates must hold, or anticipate, a Ph.D. in Biology, or a related discipline, when starting the position on August 1, 2019. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Gideon Wasserberg (, Search Committee Chair. Evaluations of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Greensboro is located at the headwaters of the Cape Fear River Basin, the largest of the 17 major river basins in North Carolina and is relatively close to the Appalachian continental divide and coastal estuarine systems. UNCG is proud to be designated a Minority Serving Institution with 44% ethnic minority students ( We seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool and women and members of underrepresented STEM groups are particularly encouraged to apply. UNCG is an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. EOE AA/M/F/D/V. For information about our department, see To find details on application requirements and to apply, visit and click on “Faculty” (position #1611).