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Assistant Professor of Ecology

Department of Applied Ecology in the College of Agriculture and Life
Sciences at North Carolina State University (NCSU)
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
North Carolina
Location Detail:
North Carolina State University
Job Description:
tenure-track faculty position in Ecology at the rank of Assistant
Professor. We are seeking an ecologist who will study the effects of
land-use change, pollution, or other human-mediated stressors on organisms,
populations, communities, or ecosystems in terrestrial or aquatic
environments. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research,
teaching, or Extension activities relate to urban systems in some way.
Individuals who use a diversity of approaches in their work, including field
observations and experiments, model ecosystems, or laboratory experiments
that utilize state-of-the-art techniques to solve natural resource ecology
and management problems, are especially encouraged to apply. Opportunities
for collaboration exist across other departments and colleges at NCSU, as
well as with the Southeast Climate Science Center, the North Carolina Museum
of Sciences, the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology, and the Office
of Public Science. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate
and/or graduate courses in the applicant’s area of research expertise, with
30% effort in engagement with the public through the formal Extension system
or other outreach approaches. The successful candidate will be expected to
develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program that enhances
existing strengths in Applied Ecology at NCSU.
Individuals with post-doctoral and prior teaching experiences are preferred.
How to Apply:
To apply, please go to and search for position number 00105621. Applications
should include a cover letter, CV, statements of research (2 pages),
Extension/outreach (1 page), and teaching interests (1 page), and names and
contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin
on September 8, 2017. For questions about this position, please contact
Rebecca Irwin at