Assistant Professor of Aquatic Ecology


*University of Maine at Farmington <>*


Farmington, ME

*Category: *Faculty - Science - Biology



*Application Due:*



Full Time

The Biology Department in the Division of Natural Sciences at the
University of Maine at Farmington invites applications to fill a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of
Aquatic Ecology. Teaching responsibilities each year include a non-major's
course in ecology (50% of load; a full load equals 12 contact hours per
semester), and upper division courses that include Aquatic Biology,
Evolution, Ecology, as well as courses in the candidate's specialty. The
successful applicant will establish a research program in the areas of
diversity/sustainability of lake ecosystems.

*Qualifications:* A Ph.D. in Biology is required, which must include
appropriate coursework and training to service both non-majors' courses and
upper division courses for majors. Additional desirable qualifications
include undergraduate teaching experience, a record of research
accomplishment, and the clear potential to establish a research program
focused on lake ecology based at a small university in rural Maine that
will actively involve undergraduates.

*Other Information:* Materials must be submitted to: Please create an applicant profile and list the
email contact information for three professional references. Applicants
must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest that includes teaching
philosophy, 2) a CV that documents teaching experience and research
productivity, and 3) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Founded in 1864, UMF is an undergraduate public liberal arts college with
an enrollment cap of 2000 students. It has consistently been rated one of
"America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report. To learn more,
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Questions may be addressed to the Search Chair: Dr. Ron Butler; email:

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