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Postdoctoral Scholar - Lycoming College

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Position Summary:

The Department of Biology at Lycoming College invites applications for a 2-year Postdoctoral Scholar position to work on a recently funded project in urban stream ecology. The successful candidate will be required to mentor undergraduate researchers to achieve project goals, support other Lycoming Clean Water Institute research initiatives, and develop at least one course to be taught in the Fall 2020 semester. Developing new projects aligned with the CWI’s broad research focus is also a possibility.

Required Experience & Qualifications:

A Ph.D. with expertise in fluvial geomorphology, urban hydrology, stormwater management, or green infrastructure, is desired but candidates with expertise in other areas related to urban stream ecology are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also have an interest in developing a skillset best suited for a career that combines teaching and research, and the strongest candidates will have previous college-level teaching experience (including as a graduate instructor).

To Apply:

Submit the following materials in PDF format. Please reference “Postdoctoral Scholar” in the subject line of the email.

  • A cover letter that addresses your qualifications as a researcher and teacher,
  • A current CV,
  • Combined research and teaching statement (3 page maximum),
  • Teaching evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available,
  • Three letters of recommendation, and
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts


Applications received by March 8, 2019 will receive full consideration; position will remain open until filled. Questions may be addressed to Bob Smith, Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen conducted.