Assistant Professor in Quantitative Vertebrate Ecology

The Biological Sciences Department at the California State Polytechnic
University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a
tenure-track, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in Quantitative Vertebrate
Ecology, beginning September 2015. The area of specialization is open, but
candidates who use modern quantitative techniques to study the ecology of
vertebrates in freshwater, marine, or terrestrial ecosystems are encouraged
to apply. The successful candidate should be engaged in field research in
population, community, or ecosystem ecology with a focus on natural
populations. A Ph.D. in Ecology or a related field is required.
Post-doctoral experience and previous teaching experience are preferred. The
successful candidate will have the potential for excellence in teaching, and
for developing an externally-funded research program that will involve
undergraduate and Master’s students. Teaching responsibilities will include
introductory and advanced undergraduate and graduate biostatistics, and
specialty courses in the candidate’s area of expertise in vertebrate biology
(ichthyology, herpetology, ornithology, and/or mammalogy), and may involve
participation in introductory biology or ecology courses. Cal Poly Pomona is
a comprehensive Master’s level university with a diverse student body. The
successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to be responsive to
the educational equity goals of the university and its increasing ethnic
diversity and international character. Applicants should forward: (1) cover
letter that briefly describes the candidate’s training, experience, and
teaching and research interests (2 pages max); (2) curriculum vitae; (3)
statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages max); (4) proposed plan of
research (2 pages max); (5) three representative peer-reviewed publication
reprints; and (6) the names and contact information of three (minimum) to
five (preferred) references to: Chair, Quantitative Vertebrate Ecologist
Search Committee, Biological Sciences Department, California State
Polytechnic University, 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768.
Electronic submission of all application materials as a single PDF file is
preferred ( Review of applications begins on
December 5, 2014. Official transcripts and three letters of reference will
be required of all finalists.

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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity,
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