Plant Community Ecologist (2013-16)
We invite applications for a three-year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor in plant community ecology, beginning in the Fall 2013. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities include: an introductory level course in ecology and evolutionary biology, an upper level course in plant community ecology, a course in biostatistics, and another upper-level elective in the candidate’s area of specialization. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program that will attract undergraduates.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.
All application materials must be received by October 15, 2012. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application addressed to Plant Ecology Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching interests that describes the candidate’s relevant teaching background and addresses their approach to teaching plant ecology, a statement of research interests, samples of scholarly work, and three current letters of recommendation [at least two of which speak directly to teaching ability]. More information at http://www.interfolio.com/apply/13899.