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[Plant-education] Job opportunity at Radford University

Cote, Gary G via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by gcote from RADFORD.EDU)
Fri Sep 20 16:32:44 EST 2013


Please pass the following ad along to anyone you know who may be interested.
Thank you,
Gary Coté

The Department of Biology at Radford University invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and research faculty position in ecology beginning Fall 2014.

Radford University is a comprehensive, midsize public university nestled in the New River Valley along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Radford provides a diversity of outstanding undergraduate and graduate academic programs for approximately 10,000 students.  Renowned for teaching excellence and a focus on strong faculty/student bonds, the innovate use of technology in the learning environment and a vibrant student life on a beautiful campus, Radford University offers many opportunities to engage both faculty and students in teaching, research, and public service as scholars and citizens.  Our faculty is proud of our students and their accomplishments.  We seek new colleagues who will work to promote their development and help them pursue their aspirations as well as contribute to our versatile and collegial intellectual community.  Additional information about the university can be found at http://www.radford.edu.  The surrounding region affords a diversity of cultural and recreational activities along with several excellent school systems.  The university is readily accessible to both the Washington, D.C., and the Charlotte, N.C, areas.

Required qualifications include a broadly trained biologist with training and experience in ecology.  A Ph.D. in biology, ecology or related field is required.  Candidates must have completed the Ph.D. degree by the August 10, 2014 start date.  Candidates are expected to establish and maintain an active research program involving undergraduate students and contribute to university service.  Preference will be given to candidates with interest in ecosystem or community level research and the ability to teach quantitative approaches or applications of mathematics and/or statistics in biology.  Previous teaching experience preferred.  Area of specialty is open but should complement current research interests in the department.  Teaching responsibilities include ecology, introductory biology, and elective courses in the candidate's area of expertise.

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity.  All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011.  E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates must submit the following electronically: (1) a letter of application; (2) current and complete curriculum vita; and (3) names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional/academic references.  Additional materials may be requested at a later time.  All materials should be sent to Dr. Joel Hagen, Chair, Department of Biology at biology2 from radford.edu<mailto:biology2 from radford.edu>, Box 6931, Radford University, Radford, VA  24142.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The Biology Department website may be accessed at http://www.radford.edu/content/csat/home/biology.html.



Dr. Gary Coté
Professor of Biology
Radford University
Radford, VA 24141-6931

540 831-5630
Fax 540 831-5129
http://gcote.asp.radford.edu/
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