Tenure-track Assistant Professor in newly formed Evolution Cluster –
University of Pennsylvania
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>”Hello – I’m hoping that a few of you apply for this position, which can
>be housed in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Deadline
>is Nov. 1. Feel free to mail me (or Alain Plante), if you have some
>questions. (Alain Plante: aplante@sas.upenn.edu; Jane Willenbring:
>erosion@sas.upenn.edu). Thanks!
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>Tenure-track Assistant Professor in newly formed Evolution Cluster
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>The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania seeks
>to add to the faculty of our newly formed Evolution Cluster. We invite
>applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in
>evolution, broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional
>scientists who will establish a research program to empirically study the
>evolution of dynamical processes using field or laboratory experiments or
>the construction and analysis of massive data sets. Areas of interest
>include, but are not limited to: the evolution of neural, social,
>ecological or linguistic dynamics and networks; evolution of early life
>or exobiology; biochemical, neuronal, or cooperative interactions and
>exchange of information at the molecular, cellular, human, or ecosystems
>scales; directed evolution of organisms or processes; analyzing extant
>structures and networks, from molecules to populations, along with their
>evolutionary trajectories, including the development of new modalities to
> extract data from the geologic, genetic, or linguistic historical
>records. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be in a
>single department in the natural sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and
>Environmental Science, Linguistics, Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy,
>or Psychology. Secondary appointments in other departments can be
>arranged, as appropriate. The successful candidate will have a strong
>interest in building a program that generates interaction with
>researchers from other disciplines who are working within the overarching
>theme of evolution and will teach courses in his or her home department
>and participate in the development of curricula pertinent to the
>Evolution Cluster (See http://evolutioncluster.sas.upenn.edu for more
>information).
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>The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
>Employer and is strongly committed to establishing a diverse faculty:
>http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html
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>Applications should be submitted on-line at
>http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/23 and include a
>curriculum vitae, a research statement that includes the candidate’s
>perspective on how she or he fits into one of the core departments, links
>to no more than three journal publications, and the contact information
>for three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review
>of applications will begin 1 November 2013 and will continue until the
>position is filled.”

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