[Coral-List] Faculty Position in Aquatic Ecology

Daniel Gleason dgleason at georgiasouthern.edu
Tue Sep 7 16:36:21 EDT 2004

BIOLOGY POSITIONS ANNOUNCED The Department of Biology, Georgia Southern
University, seeks candidates to fill three tenure-track Assistant
Professor positions.  The required qualifications for these positions
are demonstrated excellence in research, the ability to teach
undergraduate and graduate students with a high level of effectiveness,
and a commitment to professional service within the University and
beyond.  Applicants must have the Ph.D. in the biological sciences,
proficiency in English, and the ability to work with diverse
populations.  Postdoctoral experience is preferred.  We seek applicants
who will secure external funding and contribute to the department's
research groups (coastal biology and vector biology/parasitology). 
Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching in the
undergraduate core curriculum and upper level courses in their
specialty.  The preferred starting date is 1 August 2005; 1 January
2006, appointment is possible.  For information about the department,
please visit our Web site at:  http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu.   One
position in Aquatic Ecology conducting research at the ecosystem or
community level.  Preference may be given to someone conducting research
on water quality or wetlands restoration.  Search Chair:  Dr. Daniel
Gleason. One position in Developmental Biology, Developmental Genetics,
or Genetics studying microbial, plant or animal model systems.  Search
Chair:  Dr. Quentin Fang. One position in Vertebrate Biology. 
Preference may be given to someone working in the area of Vertebrate
Systematics.  Part of the assignment for this position will be the
oversight of the department's vertebrate collections including the
Savannah Science Museum Herpetological Collection of approximately
35,000 specimens.  Search Chair:  Dr. Ann Pratt. THE DEPARTMENT AND THE
UNIVERSITY The Department has a commitment to research and teaching
excellence and provides an integrative biology program leading to B.A.,
B.S., and M.S. degrees.  The Department has 25 faculty members, 650
undergraduate majors, and 40 M.S. degree students.  Department
affiliations include the Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology,
Smithsonian Institution's National Tick Collection, Savannah Science
Herpetology Collection, Georgia Southern Botanical Garden and Herbarium,
and Applied Coastal Research Laboratory on Skidaway Island.  Georgia
Southern University is the largest center of higher education in the
southern half of Georgia (http://www.georgiasouthern.edu).  Additional
information is available at http://chronicle.com/jobs/profiles/911.htm.
APPLICATION INFORMATION A complete application portfolio will include a
letter addressing the qualifications cited and interest in the position;
statements of philosophy on teaching and research; and curriculum vitae.
 The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation
to be sent.  Other documentation may be requested.  The position will
remain open until filled, however, review of applications will begin 15
October 2004.  Applications, letters of recommendation, and inquiries
should be addressed to: Search Chair (see above)Department of
BiologyGeorgia Southern UniversityP.O. Box 8042Statesboro, GA
Daniel Gleason
Department of Biology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8042
Statesboro, GA 30460-8042Phone: 912-681-5957
FAX: 912-681-0845
Email: dgleason at georgiasouthern.edu
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