Faculty Position

Position Open: Assistant Professor of Urban Ecology

The Department of Applied Ecology at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We are seeking an individual who studies both pattern and process in urban ecosystems.  The successful applicant can have a background in population, community, ecosystem ecology in terrestrial or aquatic environments.  We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience in interdisciplinary research and scholarship combining the natural and social sciences for the management of multiple ecosystem services in urban landscapes.  Opportunities for collaboration exist across departments and colleges as well as with the Southeast Climate Science Center, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and the School of Public Science.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the applicant’s area of research expertise, with 30% effort in outreach. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program that enhances existing strengths in Urban Ecology at NCSU. Post-doctoral and teaching experiences are preferred. To apply, please go to jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position number 00105621. Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and statements of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should include names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on September 9, 2016. For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Rebecca Irwin at reirwin@ncsu.edu.

NC State is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.