[MARMAM] Assistant Professor, Behavioral Ecologist

Graham Worthy Graham.Worthy at ucf.edu
Thu Oct 29 17:57:24 PDT 2015

Assistant Professor, Behavioral Ecologist
The Department of Biology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor anticipated to begin in August 2016. We seek a Behavioral Ecologist with an innovative research program guided by fundamental questions in evolutionary biology. Researchers that employ a combination of empirical and theoretical approaches, and that utilize cutting-edge methodological and analytical tools are especially encouraged to apply, regardless of animal taxon or ecosystem.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement departmental research strengths in organismal biology and conservation biology, and will contribute to teaching and mentoring students in our graduate and undergraduate programs (see <http://biology.cos.ucf.edu> http://biology.cos.ucf.edu).
Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in a relevant field, a strong publication record, and show a demonstrated ability or strong potential to maintain a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program.
UCF has a strong research emphasis and provides competitive startup funds and teaching loads. UCF is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as a doctorate-granting university of very high research activity (RU/VH). This hire is part of multiple departmental hires and 200 new faculty positions university-wide in 2015-16.
Applicants must complete a job application at http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/43420. In addition, applicants must e-mail a single pdf document that includes a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to <file:///C:%5CUsers%5Cgworthy%5CAppData%5CLocal%5CTemp%5Cbiosearchbe@ucf.edu> biosearchbe at ucf.edu<mailto:biosearchbe at ucf.edu>,.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled; for full consideration send applications by January 11 2016.
Questions regarding this search may be directed to Dr. William Crampton, Chair, Behavioral Ecologist Search Committee, at William.Crampton at ucf.edu<mailto:William.Crampton at ucf.edu>.
The University of Central Florida, the nation’s second-largest university with more than 63,000 students, has grown in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. Today, the university offers more than 200 degree programs at its main campus in Orlando and more than a dozen other locations. UCF is an economic engine attracting and supporting industries vital to the region’s future while providing students with real-world experiences that help them succeed after graduation. For more information, visit http://ucf.edu.
UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or national origin.  As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Graham A.J. Worthy, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Provost's Distinguished Research Professor of Biology,
Hubbs-Sea World Endowed Professor of Marine Mammalogy, and
Director, Physiological Ecology and Bioenergetics Lab

Director, Sustainable Coastal Systems Cluster

Department of Biology, University of Central Florida,
4110 Libra Dr., Room BIO302A
Orlando FL 32816-2368

<mailto:Graham.Worthy at ucf.edu>Graham.Worthy at ucf.edu<mailto:Graham.Worthy at ucf.edu>

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