Thursday, January 19, 2012

Assistant Professorship in Biology at University of Florida

Animal Integrative Biology: Assistant Professor, tenure-track

The Department of Biology at the University of Florida is seeking applications for a tenure track faculty position beginning August 2012 at the Assistant Professor level whose work is at the interface of animal physiology and either behavior or development. We are seeking candidates who will develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program that builds on the strengths and interconnects the department’s expertise in the fields of behavior, development, evolution, ecology, genetics, systematics, morphology and physiology.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of undergraduates in the areas of animal physiology and either animal behavior or developmental biology and to offer graduate seminars/courses in these or more specialized areas. A Ph.D. required.

The Department of Biology has a strongly collegial environment that fosters collaborative interdisciplinary research and teaching that emphasizes integration of the above research areas within the framework of evolutionary principles. It enjoys strong ties with the Florida Museum of Natural History, UF Genetics Institute, UF Emerging Pathogens Institute and multiple University centers in biomedical, veterinary, environmental and agricultural sciences. For more information on the department go to

Interested applicants must apply online at (requisition # 0810207). For full consideration, the application should include curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy (of no more than 3 pages each), a maximum of three reprints in PDF format and names of three references. For more information, please go to website: Review of applications will begin on January 31st 2012. Our department is committed to diversity as a component of excellence. Women, minorities and members of other underserved groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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