Wildlife Ecologist, Southern Illinois University

The Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology at
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale invite applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 16, 2015. We seek
a broadly trained ecologist that can contribute to our diverse research
faculty. Specifically, we have identified needs in animal behavioral ecology
and landscape ecology, but encourage others to apply as well. Possible
research interests could include migratory species ecology, urban landscape
ecology, or landscape connectivity. Individuals working with any animal
group will be considered, and we particularly encourage applicants who can
increase avian expertise in our program.  The successful candidate will be
expected to enhance departmental research and graduate program capabilities
by developing an externally funded research program.  Teaching duties will
be in the areas of animal behavior and landscape ecology, and could include
a course on wildlife administration and policy.

Minimum Qualifications:  (1) Ph.D. in Ecology/Zoology/Biology or a related
discipline; (2) demonstrated grant success or evidence of strong potential
to obtain external funding; and (3) a publication record and scholarly
activities commensurate with experience.  Preference will be given to
individuals with post-doctoral experience and who are advancing analytical
techniques in their field of research.

Apply via U.S. Mail or email to the person listed below by 1/26/2015 or
until filled.  Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the
position described, a statement of research interests and plans, a statement
of teaching interests and capabilities, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to
have three letters of recommendation submitted directly to the search chair
by the application deadline.

Dr. Matt Whiles
Search Committee Chair, Wildlife Ecologist
Mail Code 6504
1125 Lincoln Drive, Room 251
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901
bcomer@siu.edu  (electronic applications preferred)

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance
its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its
potential to serve a diverse student population.  All applications are
welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.