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AIBS Classifieds: Other Positions Available

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

08/10/16

Faculty Position in Cancer Biology Stanford University School of Medicine

Applications are invited for a tenure - track junior faculty appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology (http://radcancerbio.stanford.edu/). We are particularly interested in candidates who possess a PhD or MD/PhD with postdoctoral training and track record of accomplishments, especially related to:

• Tumor metabolism • Proteomics • Immune checkpoints • Tumor physiology • DNA replication • The unfolded protein response • Tumor immunology • DNA damage response • Radiation induced checkpoints and cell cycle control • Genomics • DNA repair

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The activities of the Department are diverse and include a strong basic science and translational research programs in Cancer Biology. The Department has one current Program Project Grant and a T32 Postdoctoral Training Grant to support Postdoctoral Fellows.

The successful candidate for appointment to Assistant /Associate Professor must have demonstrated true distinction (or the promise of achieving true distinction) in research, and the capability of sustaining first-rate performance (or the promise of this)in teaching appropriate to the programmatic need upon which the appointment is based. Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:

**Search # 54869 Amato Giaccia, Ph.D. Search Committee Chair Department of Radiation Oncology medSearchCommittee@stanford.edu

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Biology: Biology - Assistant Professor

08/10/16

The School of Science, Engineering and Health announces an opening for the term-tenure track faculty position in Biological Sciences beginning January or August 2017.

Responsibilities: Primary teaching responsibility is related to the Biology major and to service courses in Biology. Teaching includes courses in the following areas: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Physiology, and Developmental or Evolutionary Biology, as well as participation in a team-taught first year Biology course (Animal Form and Function). Faculty may also be expected to teach in a general education lab science course. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active undergraduate research program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. required by start date of January 4 or August 1, 2017. Postdoctoral experience encouraged. Seeking expertise in Comparative/Integrative Physiology, Developmental Biology, Functional Morphology, or related area. We seek faculty committed to undergraduate teaching and research in the context of a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts & sciences. Visit our departmental homepage for more details: http://www.messiah.edu/info/20200/departmentofbiological_sciences

The Program: The Department of Biological Sciences offers a choice of majors and concentrations that seek to provide students with an understanding of the sciences that enables them to pursue a range of post-graduate options, including graduate school, medical school, the allied health field, or immediately seek employment in a variety of settings in industry, business, education and government.

The Department: The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to academic excellence within the context of a vibrant Christian faith.

The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,800 undergraduate students including 12.3% of under-represented and 4.0% international students from 29 countries and nearly 600 graduate students including 11.5% of students from under-represented populations. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.

Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.

Starting Date for Position: January 4 or August 1, 2017

Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications/Nominations: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please provide a current curriculum vitae or resume as well as a letter of interest that clearly explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College, which is “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Also, please submit a research statement.

Apply now: http://jobs.messiah.edu:80/postings/7245

Messiah College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran’s status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. Consistent with our nondiscrimination statement, the College does not tolerate abuse or harassment of employees, students or other individuals associated with the College. This includes, but is not limited to, vendors, contractors, and guests on the basis of, but not limited to, any of the above categories.




LECTURER IN DISCIPLINE in the DEPARTMENT of EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY, and ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

07/14/16

The Earth Institute and the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University seek to fill the position of Lecturer in Discipline in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology to teach and advise undergraduate students in the Undergraduate Program for Sustainable Development effective 11/1/2016. This is a full-time appointment with multiyear renewal contingent on successful review.

We seek an individual with a vibrant portfolio of academic study, teaching and/or research experience and publications in sustainability science. Expertise could include, for example, human ecology, economics of sustainable development, supply chain analysis, development studies, demography, or other fields related to sustainable development. The candidate ideally should have experience applying these disciplines across a wide spectrum of industries/sectors; successful teaching experience in a major research university; public sector experience; relevant research and publication; and deep and demonstrated understanding of the advances that are driving best practice and research in sustainability science and sustainable development.

Teaching and advising in the program is expected, in addition to the following: participation in curriculum and program development and evaluation; participation in the development and execution of strategies to assist students as they transition from prospect to alum; academic and career advising to support the academic needs and professional aspirations of students; and participation in the development and execution of community building events for the program. The candidate must be capable of leading the program’s academic missions and demonstrate the potential for vision and direction that will be required for all aspects of the position.

Candidates must have made significant contributions to their areas of research or professional practice and accompanying pedagogy, and must show promise of future productivity. Teaching experience required, preferably at the undergraduate level. A PhD or professional equivalent in a field related to sustainability science is required for all candidates.

For additional information and to apply please visit the attached secure link https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62965

*Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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Outreach Program Manager

04/15/16

University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Outreach Program Manager. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position reporting to the Director of SREL. This position is intended to supervise and contribute to the Public Outreach and Public Relations programs at SREL.

Overview: This position is intended to provide support to the Director of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) for meeting contractual obligations to external funders by providing vision to the SREL outreach and public relations programs, supervising current and future outreach staff, and contributing to the ongoing demands of SREL outreach and public relations programs for development and delivery of educational materials and other content. Duties are performed with minimal supervision and work is reviewed through observation of results.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Relations, Outreach Programs Science Writing or related fields, and considerable experience in design and delivery of science-based outreach programing for the general public. Previous evidence of supervisory experience required. Considerable knowledge of the principles and concepts of public outreach for science-based programing, thorough knowledge of basic personnel management and evidence of supervisory skills, basic knowledge of strategic planning for outreach and public relations programs, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with SREL faculty staff, Savannah River Site Contractors, DOE and the general public is desirable. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in related field or equivalent combination of M.S. degree plus 5 or more years of experience in the delivery of science-based outreach programs to the general public; demonstrated communications, personnel, and project management skills.
Responsibilities: This is a highly responsible supervisory position requiring oversight of SREL outreach and public relations personnel, planning and evaluation of SREL outreach program scope and content, planning and evaluation of SREL public relations activities and events, and strategic planning for SREL Outreach programs. This position will be responsible for providing vision and strategic planning for SREL outreach programing and public engagement. This position will provide assistance as needed with delivery of SREL outreach and public relations content to the general public, including participation in the SREL portion of the Savannah River Site Public Tour Program. This position also will provide support to the Director of SREL, both as the Program Manager for SREL Outreach as well as a member of the SREL Management Team.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory:
The successful candidate will be located at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, a research unit of the University of Georgia located on the 300 mi2 Savannah River Site, a Department of Energy facility near Aiken, SC (http://srel.uga.edu). With a staff of over 90 faculty, postdocs, research professionals, technicians, and graduate students, the laboratory pursues basic and applied research at multiple levels of ecological organization, from atoms to ecosystems. SREL also provides opportunities for graduate and undergraduate research training, and service to the community through environmental outreach. Throughout its 60+ year history SREL has strived to acquire and communicate knowledge that contributes to sound ecological stewardship.

Application Procedure: To ensure full consideration, each candidate should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references by 9 May 2016. The starting date is negotiable, however 1 August 2016 is preferred. Please apply via the UGA website https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Please refer to Posting Number 20160586. Inquires can be made to Dr. Olin E. Rhodes, Jr, rhodes@srel.uga.edu

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.




Associate/Full Professor of Freshwater Fish Ecology

02/29/16

Peter B. Moyle and California Trout Endowed Chair in Coldwater Fishes Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

We are recruiting a 9-month (academic year) tenured Freshwater Fish Ecologist at the associate or full professor rank. The appointee will hold the Peter B. Moyle and California Trout Endowed Chair in Coldwater Fishes. The Chair holder needs to be an enthusiastic, experienced and visionary scientist, able to work effectively with diverse interest groups and provide the science leadership to ensure the long-term viability of California's coldwater aquatic ecosystems and their fish fauna. Candidates must have the ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally-fundedresearch and outreach program that addresses questions relevant to the biology and conservation of coldwater fishes in California, and to teach courses in biology and conservation of fishes and other topics. Qualifications include Ph.D. in relevant discipline, and evidence of accomplishment in research, outreach, teaching, and service.

Application materials must be submitted via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00876.

Inquiries: Professor Nann A. Fangue,

Recruitment Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology,
One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, Tel (805) 680-2481, FAX (530) 752-4154, email: nafangue@ucdavis.edu.

The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by April 15, 2016.

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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