Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior (Tenure-Track)

Location
Fairfax, VA, VA
Posted
Sep 10, 2018
Closes
Sep 28, 2018
Industry
Education, Research
Hours
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior, Urban, and Community Ecology (Tenure-Track)

The George Mason University Department of Biology, within the College of Science (COS), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Animal Behavior, beginning August 2019. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate is expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized and externally funded research program in their area of expertise as well as teach and advise in the departments undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses in animal behavior and ornithology as well a graduate course in urban or community ecology. Teaching responsibilities will normally be on the Fairfax campus.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline as well as postdoctoral research experience;
  • Share the departments commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction;
  • Demonstrated excellence in both teaching and research; and
  • The ability to collaborate with faculty and graduate students.


Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a proven record of external research funding.

About Us: The Department of Biology includes nine tenured and tenure-track and 13-term faculty. Within the next 18 months, the department expects to add five new tenure-track faculty. The department has over 1350 undergraduate majors and hires 56 Graduate Teaching Assistants as well as adjuncts from around the Washington DC area per year. Faculty from our sister departments, Environmental Science and Policy and the School of Systems Biology collaborate with our department through teaching and research.

For more information about the Department of Biology, visit us on the web at http://biology.gmu.edu/.

Form more information about the College of Science, visit https://cos.gmu.edu/

Special Instructions : Applicants must apply for position number F340AZ at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, a summary of teaching experience/philosophy, a statement about your research interests, and a list of three references with contact information.

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