[MARMAM] Animal Physiology Professor

Ecologia ecologia at univalle.edu.co
Tue Oct 31 06:41:51 PST 2006

Animal Physiologist - University of Valle (Cali, Colombia)

The Department of Biology at Valle University (Cali) seeks a motivate scientist in the general area of Animal Physiology. Applications are invited for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor with start date of August 13, 2007. Applicants must hold a M.Sc. in Zoology (preferred Ph.D.) or a closely related field, have a record of research training, a potential for developing an externally funded research program in Animal Physiology, and record of peer-reviewed publications. The successful candidate will enhance and complement existing programmatic strengths in the areas of zoology, environmental biology, conservation and biodiversity with basic research program in some aspect of Animal Physiology. Areas o emphasis in which the Department seeks to develop further expertise include, but are not limited to, Animal Ecology and evolutionary biology. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-level animal physiology (undergraduate), and Evolution (undergraduate) or animal embryology (undergraduate), a course of candidate´s choice (postgraduate), as well as supervising undergraduate and postgraduate research/internships. Spanish language is required. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a rigorous research program involving graduate and undergraduate students.. 

University of Valle, located in Santiago de Cali (Valle del Cauca, Colombia), serves over 20,000 students annually in the faculties of Natural Sciences, Business, Education, Humanities, Engineering  and Health Professions. The Department of Biology is an upper-division of Natural Sciences Faculty offering junior, senior and graduate level courses leading to bachelor´s degrees in Biology (emphasis in: Botany, Entomology, Genetics, Marine Biology and Zoology), and master´s and doctoral´s degrees in Sciences (emphasis in: Biodiversity, Conservation Biology and Biotechnology and Molecular Sciences). For additional information about the University and Department, please visit our web site at http://univalle.edu.co and http//biologos.univalle.edu.co 

Reception of applications will begin November 7, 2006 and concludes January 15, 2007. Review of applications and list of pre-selected candidates will conclude February 09, 2007. Personal interviews and academic test (lecture about selected topic and teaching interests) will be among March 12 - 16, 2007. Final decision will be to April 13, 2007. To apply, send a letter of application addressing qualifications, a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae (attach support of academic degree and professional and academic expertise), two letter of professional references, unofficial transcripts, and other supporting materials to: Marta Gómez de García, Ph.D. Vicerrectora Académica, Universidad del Valle, Convocatoria Docente 2006, A.A. 25360, Cali - Colombia (Phone: ++57 2 3212100). Electronic applications will not be accepted. Additional information about teacher convocation, please visit the web site http://www.univalle.edu.co/convocatorias/docentes/index.html or contact by email at viceacad at univalle.edu.co The university of Valle is an Equal Opportunity Employment Institution. Woman and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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