Please pass this announcement around. We are looking for systematists, ecologists, conservation biologists, and/or marine biologists among other areas of expertise.

TENURE TRACK POSITIONS

The University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus seeks candidates for the following six tenure track positions: College of Natural Sciences, Department of Biology, Assistant Professor. Five Faculty Positions in: Cell Physiology-Biochemistry, Ecology, Microbial Metagenomics, Population Genetics, and Systematics. Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in Biology and post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate should demonstrate a solid academic preparation and commitment to excellence in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are interested in candidates that conduct interdisciplinary research, particularly in the following areas: Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Conservation Biology, Ecological Modeling Evolution, Genomics, Immunobiology, Invertebrate Biology, Marine Ecology, Metabolomics, Phylogeny, Proteomics, and Transcriptomics. Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses, conduct research, publish in their areas of specialty, seek external funding, and participate in activities and projects in the department, as well as the College of Natural Sciences and the Río Piedras Campus. One Teaching Faculty position in: Organismal or Integrative Biology. Requirements: PhD or equivalent degree in Biology and post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate should demonstrate a solid academic preparation and commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to candidates capable of developing a teaching and research program in Organismal or Integrative Biology. Responsibilities: Teach and coordinate General Biology, coordinate the General Biology laboratories, contribute to curriculum development, provide academic counseling for undergraduate students, conduct research, publish in their area of expertise and/or science education, seek external funding, and participate in activities and projects in the department, as well as the College of Natural Sciences and the Río Piedras Campus. Evaluation will start on September 15, 2013 and applications will be received until positions are filled. Please send a curriculum vitae, a statement describing past and future research plans, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and addresses of three references. Dr. Carmen S. Maldonado-Vlaar, csmaldonado.upr@gmail.com, Chair, Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, P O Box 23360, San Juan, PR 00931. Expected starting date: January 2014. These tenure track positions are published in http://www.uprrp.edu.

Jim

James D. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Professor & Director of UPRRP Natural History Collections
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Biology
PO Box 23360
San Juan PR 00931-3360
USA
787-764-0000 ext. 2023, 2900
http://herbario.uprrp.edu

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