Wednesday, December 21, 2011

The must have job of 2012: Faculty position in Evolution of Organismal Diversity at #UCDavis

The must have job of 2012 - a faculty position in my Department at UC Davis.  It is a GREAT department both scientifically (UC Davis is consistently ranked as having one of the best Evolution/Ecology programs in the country) and personally (the faculty, staff and students are great to be around).  See below for more information.  I am happy to give people any details of the Department, School, campus, etc if you are interested.


The College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the Department of Evolution and Ecology at the ASSISTANT Professor level, with the possibility of ASSOCIATE appointment with tenure. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the biological sciences or related fields. 

They should have a strong record of integrative approaches to the evolution of organismal diversity. We seek candidates with expertise in the organismal biology/natural history of a multicellular group, and whose research uses genomic data in an explicitly phylogenetic context to address questions in macroevolution, ecology, behavior and/or development. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the department's undergraduate program and in the Population Biology Graduate Group and should be committed to departmental service. 

Applicants should submit materials online at this site which contains additional information about the position. Materials required include: curriculum vitae, description of current and projected research, summary of teaching interests and experience, and up to five publications. Applicants should also provide the information requested for three referees. Once entered, referees will be prompted by email with upload instructions for their letters. 

Closing Date: Open until filled, but all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by February 6, 2012, to assure full consideration. 

Administrative contact: Carla Munoz ( 

Faculty contacts: Peter Wainwright, Michael Turelli, and Rick Grosberg

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect for differences.

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