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AIBS Classifieds: Other Positions Available

Biological Sciences Assistant Professor

12/16/14

Contra Costa Community College District

Salary: $55,668 - $83,772

Deadline: 01/23/2015

Diablo Valley College is seeking two tenure track instructors to begin August 2015. The successful applicants will be well qualified to teach a variety of biology courses. Teaching assignments will typically include at least two of the following courses: Principles of Cellular Molecular Biology, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology and/or other courses offered in the Biology department.

To view the full job description and to apply, visit: http://apptrkr.com/556658

EOE/AAE




Assistant Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Ecology

12/05/14

Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

The University of California, Davis is recruiting a Quantitative Wildlife Ecologist at the tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level, with academic year (9-month) term employment. Candidates must have the ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program that addresses quantitative questions relevant to the ecology of wild vertebrates, including those in California and beyond, and to teach courses in quantitative wildlife/fish ecology and estimation and share responsibility in other departmental teaching needs. We seek candidates with a demonstrated publication record in the development or application of tools and methods to estimate or analyze wildlife demography. Qualifications include Ph.D. in relevant discipline, and evidence of potential for accomplishment in research, teaching, and service.

To obtain additional information and apply for the position please use the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00442 . Additional inquiries can be directed to Associate Professor Brian D. Todd, Recruitment Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology, One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, Tel (530) 754- 1140, FAX (530) 752-4154, email: btodd@ucdavis.edu. The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by January 9, 2015.

THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISH and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AT UC DAVIS ARE COMMITTED TO BUILDING A DIVERSE FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT BODY REFLECTING THE POPULATION AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.




BIOLOGY 101 (NON-MAJORS) COORDINATOR

12/05/14

Full-time Lecturer
California State University Fullerton

The Department of Biological Science, California State University Fullerton, http://www.fullerton.edu/biology/, invites applications for a new position of Biology 101 Coordinator as a Full-time, 12-Month Lecturer (non-tenure track, 3-year renewable), to begin August 2015. The successful candidate will lead, develop, and regularly teach the introductory biology course, BIOL101, a course taken by the majority of the non-science majors at one of the largest universities in California. Responsibilities will include updating course content to reflect advances in biological and pedagogical knowledge, managing and coordinating efforts of multiple instructors as well as graduate teaching associates in the associated laboratory course, BIOL101L, and directing the course's assessment program. The 12-month full-time, three-year renewable appointment reflects the anticipated year-round and long-term activities associated with this position. Applicants must have a strong background in biology, a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline from an accredited university, and ample experience teaching similar courses. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student population using student-centered, active-learning, and inquiry-based approaches. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Send the following required application materials as a single pdf document to coordinator-search@fullerton.edu: (1) cover letter, (2) CV (including history of teaching activity), (3) statement of teaching philosophy, interests, and experience teaching diverse student populations using student-centered learning approaches, (4) documentation of other relevant accomplishments in biology or teaching such as publications (no more than three), recent grant activity, or other demonstrations of education leadership capability such as experience with assessment of student learning and curriculum development, and (5) names and contact information of three individuals who will send their letters of recommendation separately by the due date. The three letters of recommendation, signed on official letterhead stationery should be sent directly from each recommender to the above email address, in pdf format, or to Chair, Biology 101 Coordinator Search, Department of Biological Science, California State University Fullerton, CA 92834-6850. All completed applications received by 12 January 2015 will be reviewed; those received after that due date may be reviewed until a suitable candidate is appointed.

Position #23583G-15-035. See full job announcement at http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job- openings/ft/biology101_coordinator.asp. Cal State Fullerton promotes diversity and inclusion, while ensuring EEO, Title IX, VEVRAA, and ADA compliance. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.




Assistant Professor of Tropical Conservation Biology

12/04/14

Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

The University of California, Davis is recruiting a Tropical Conservation Biologist at the tenure- track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level, with academic year (9-month) term employment. The successful applicant will develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program that addresses anthropogenic change in tropical ecosystems from an ecological, evolutionary, or behavioral perspective, and use a scientific and practical approach to finding ways to slow species extinctions or loss of ecosystems.
The appointee will be expected to develop an undergraduate course in tropical biology or tropical conservation, develop additional coursework in his/her area of expertise, and share responsibility in other departmental teaching needs. The appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate advising, and other tasks that are shared by department faculty.
Qualifications include Ph.D. in relevant discipline, and evidence of potential for accomplishment in research.

To obtain additional information and apply for the position please use the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00441 . Additional inquiries can be directed to Tim Caro, Recruitment Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology, One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA. email: tmcaro@ucdavis.edu. Subject line: Tropical Conservation Biologist. The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by January 23, 2015.


THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISH and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AT UC DAVIS ARE COMMITTED TO BUILDING A DIVERSE FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT BODY REFLECTING THE POPULATION AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

A Direct Link to position: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00441




Assistant Professor of Climate Change Ecology

12/04/14


Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

The University of California, Davis is recruiting a Global Change Ecologist at the tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level, with academic year (9-month) term employment. The successful applicant will work in the area of the effects of climate change on biological systems (research could be focused on species, population, and/or community and ecosystem level questions). Research could focus on changes in phenology and resulting effects on species interactions (e.g., disease, food web interactions) and distributions, or climate change resilience and adaptation. Species distribution modeling and climate change vulnerability assessment are also potential areas of research. The successful candidate is expected to fully participate in the Environmental Policy Master's (EPM) program, and the position will carry a teaching responsibility in the program. The EPM degree is a non-research, experiential MS program where groups of students address complex environmental problems from multiple perspectives (legal, economic, political, social, technological, scientific) to address policy alternatives. The appointee will also teach undergraduate courses on biology and conservation consistent with the appointee's expertise. The candidate will participate in departmental team-taught courses, and will be expected to participate in committee work, service, undergraduate and graduate advising, and other responsibilities that are shared by department faculty. Qualifications include Ph.D. in relevant discipline, and evidence of potential for accomplishment in research, teaching, and service.

To obtain additional information and apply for the position please use the following website: http:// recruitments.caes.ucdavis.edu or position link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00450.
Additional inquiries should be directed to Professor Doug Kelt, Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology, One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, Tel (530) 754-9481, FAX (530) 752-4154, e-mail dakelt@ucdavis.edu. The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by January 16, 2015.


THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES AND DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE, FISH and CONSERVATION BIOLOGY AT UC DAVIS ARE COMMITTED TO BUILDING A DIVERSE FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT BODY REFLECTING THE POPULATION AND EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE NATION.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.




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