Ecosystem Level Aquatic Biologist/Ecologist

Biological Sciences

Position Title: Ecosystem Level Aquatic Biologist /Ecologist

Appointment: Full-time Tenure-track

Starting Date: August 20, 2014

Position Description: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for an appointment as full time tenure-track assistant professor with primary teaching responsibility in Ecology and Environmental Science.  Other teaching responsibilities include support of department general studies programs and undergraduate major courses including at least one of the following: Introductory Biology I, II, Ecology and Society, and Field Experience. Individuals with research interests in nutrient flow, nutrient dynamics, algal or microbial community/ecosystem processes are especially encouraged to apply. Experience in interacting with a diverse population of students and engagement of undergraduate students in research while pursuing extramural research funding are expected. Please visit our website at http://www.uww.edu/cls/biology

Qualifications: Ph.D. in a biological science is required.  The successful candidate must demonstrate his/her potential to be an outstanding teacher, productive scholar, and active contributor of professional, university and community service.

Salary: Competitive and negotiable.

University and Community: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of over 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master’s degree programs.  It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  Located in a community of 14,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago.  Visit our website at http://www.uww.edu/.

Application: Interested persons should apply in writing to:
      Dr. Bruce Eshelman, Search Chair
      Aquatic Biologist/Ecologist Search
      Department of Biological Sciences
      University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
      Whitewater, WI 53190
      Telephone No. (262) 472-5136
 FAX No. (262) 472-5633
  Email: eshelmab@uww.edu

A complete application packet consists of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, statement of research interests, copies of all transcripts, and three current letters of recommendation.

Applications received by 12/8/13 are ensured review, position open until filled. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.