Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Limnology

December 7, 2015

The Department of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology (EEOB) seeks a limnologist specializing in the biogeochemistry, eutrophication, food webs, and/or restoration of lakes. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of aquatic sciences at ISU, establishing a major, externally funded research program and contributing to undergraduate and graduate education, including teaching in aquatic ecology.  The successful candidate is expected to focus on the limnology of Iowa lakes and to continue partnerships with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources related to limnology and aquatic ecology. This is a 9 month position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the rank of assistant professor, with a primary (tenure home) appointment in EEOB (85%) and a secondary appointment (15%) in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM).Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and are expected to establish a successful, externally funded research program and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

All applications must be submitted electronically at www.iastatejobs.com (search vacancy ID#:500207). Please be prepared to attach a letter of application, including concise teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, and up to three reprints. Arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted as per instructions in the on-line application system. The position will remain open until filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2016. Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer. For additional information please email limnol@iastate.edu.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status. Iowa State University is an AAU-member comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 36,000 students. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation's most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php) and is only 35 miles north of Des Moines. ISU is committed to achieving inclusive excellence through a diverse workforce and is dedicated to supporting work-life balance through an array of flexible policies.

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