Two tenure-track positions

Danny Gleason dgleason at
Sat Oct 18 13:24:30 EDT 1997

Sorry about double posting, but the first transmission was cut off at the
end of the first paragraph!  Below is the entire job announcement.
Thank you.

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University invites applications
for two tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level.  Position
starting dates are 1 August 1998.  Salary is competitive and commensurate
with experience and qualifications.  Application postmark deadline for both
positions is  5 December 1997.  Ph.D. required at time of application.  See for additional information about the department.

ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGIST:  Postdoctoral experience preferred.  Applicants
must have broad training in areas related to environmental biology and have
a commitment to teaching and scholarship.  Preference will be given to
individuals whose research area will strengthen a departmental emphasis in
conservation issues in coastal plain and near-shore biology .  Teaching
responsibilities include Environmental Biology and upper level courses in
area of expertise. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching and research interests and the names of three
references to Dr. Ann E. Pratt, Chair, Search Committee # 34920,
Department of Biology, P.O. Box 8042, Georgia Southern University,
Statesboro, GA 30460-8042, USA.

PLANT BIOLOGIST.   Postdoctoral experience is preferred.  Applicants must
have broad training in botany with a commitment to teaching and
scholarship, and they must be qualified to teach general botany and
advanced courses in their specialty.  The specific area of research is
open, but preference will be given to persons whose research complements a
departmental emphasis in the Southeastern Coastal Plain.  Applicants should
send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching
and research interests,  and have three letters of reference sent to Dr.
Donald Drapalik, Chair, Search Committee #34921,  Department of Biology, P.
O. Box 8042,  Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia 30460-8042,

Georgia Southern University, a unit of the University System of Georgia,
was founded in 1906 and became a regional university in 1990.  The 601-acre
campus is located in Statesboro, a community of approximately 30,000
residents, 50 miles northwest of historic Savannah and 200 miles southeast
of Atlanta.  Anticipated fall quarter 1997 headcount of over 14,000
reflects a 115% enrollment growth since the fall of 1984, resulting in the
addition of over 200 faculty positions.  The university offers 23
baccalaureate degrees in 81 major fields of study, ten master's degrees in
40 fields, the Education Specialist degree with 16 majors, and Ed.D.
programs in Educational Administration and Curriculum Studies.

The names of applicants and nominees, résumés, and other general
non-evaluative information are subject to public inspection under the
Georgia Open Records Act.  Georgia Southern is an equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Persons who need reasonable
accommodations in order to participate in the application process should
notify the search chair.

Daniel Gleason
Department of Biology
Georgia Southern University
P.O. Box 8042
Statesboro, GA  30460-8042

Phone: 912-681-5957
FAX: 912-681-0845
E-mail: dgleason at

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