I wish to take this opportunity to draw your attention to our open position
in Ecology. I've pasted the ad below with further information regarding
the university and region. Please pass along this information to any
promising candidates and feel free to contact me if you have further
ECOLOGIST - The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of
Arkansas announces a tenure-track opening at the Assistant level to start
15 August 2005. We seek candidates whose research and teaching expertise
focuses on ecology/environmental biology. Examples of relevant areas
include but are not limited to biogeochemistry, conservation biology and
landscape/ecosystem ecology. Possible areas of specialization include
biological invasions, the effects of elevated CO2, land use change, or
nutrient cycling. The successful applicant is expected to establish an
externally funded research program and to be actively committed to teaching
at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
The University has state of the art facilities to support environmental
research including the University of Arkansas Stable Isotope Laboratory
(UASIL: http://www.uark.edu/ua/isotope) and the Center for Advanced Spatial
Technologies (CAST: www.cast.uark.edu), a GIS and remote sensing facility.
The University has doctoral programs in Biology, Environmental Dynamics,
and Cellular and Molecular Biology. The candidate will be expected to
contribute to the development and the strengthening of these programs and
to have an active research laboratory supported by extramural grants.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., and postdoctoral (or equivalent professional)
experience is preferred.
Please send a statement of research and teaching interests and goals,
curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Dr. Cindy Sagers,
Chair, Ecology Search, Department of Biological Sciences, University of
Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701. For further information, visit the
Biological Sciences website at: http://biology.uark.edu/bisc.html, or
contact C. Sagers at [log in to unmask], or (479) 575-7195. Target date for
receipt of applications is 15 October, 2004, but applications will be
reviewed until the position is filled.
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity,
Title IX employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Arkansas has a student population (undergraduate and
graduate) of approximately 15,000, and is ranked among the nation's top
100 Federally-funded research institutions. The Department of Biological
Sciences supports a well-funded, research-active faculty, with an
administration committed to the expansion of the department.
The University of Arkansas is located in Fayetteville, a city with a
population of 50,000 nestled in the Ozark Mountains of northwestern
Arkansas. This environment provides unique
opportunities for local field research. In addition, the Department of
Biological Sciences now occupies a new research building (Ferritor Hall)
designed to support high tech research. We offer a competitive
tenure-track position for qualified candidates in an academic and social
community of high quality.
Department of Biological Sciences -632 Science-Engineering
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
479-575-6944 (6342 lab)
email: [log in to unmask]