Open Rank - Tenured or Tenure-track

As part of Indiana University's Grand Challenge Initiative, Prepared for 
Environmental Change (for a full description, see<>
 and, we are seeking a conservation biologist who is active in 
collaborative research to advance the science and practice of conserving 
biodiversity. We welcome applications from candidates who qualify for 
assistant, associate, or full-professor rank. We seek a scholar focusing on 
conservation at any level(s) from genes to landscapes, and at any scale(s) from 
local to global. Preference will be given to candidates working to conserve 
faunal diversity in the face of environmental change and working, or willing to 
work, on issues relevant to the landscapes of the central US. The successful 
candidate will have an earned doctorate degree; will lead, or have the 
potential to lead, a vibrant, externally funded research program; and will have 
an interest in communicating technical research to non-specialists.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the graduate and 
undergraduate teaching mission of the University, including the opportunity to 
develop a course in their area of specialty. We are especially interested in 
applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from 
all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income 
students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.) and an interest in 
contributing to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion; applicants are 
encouraged to address these topics in the letter of application.

As part of the Prepared for Environmental Change program, the successful 
candidate will join 16 other new faculty hires as well as existing faculty 
across campus, as part of a community of scholars with a shared interest in 
understanding and adapting to environmental change. The Environmental Research 
Institute (<>) facilitates research, collaboration, 
and communication among these faculty and a large cadre of postdocs and 
doctoral students. The faculty member will also have access to the facilities 
and extensive properties of the IU Research and Teaching Preserve 

The academic home for this position is the School of Public and Environmental 
Affairs (SPEA). Founded in 1972, SPEA was the first school to combine public 
policy, management, and administration with environmental science. The School 
is committed to excellence in research, teaching, and service addressing 
critical issues in environmental science, policy and management 
 Presently, SPEA ranks first in the nation in environmental policy and 
management in U.S. News and World Report.

For full consideration, submit a letter of application, curriculum vita with 
contact information, and at least three professional references at February 15, 2018. Applications should 
include a research statement with a section addressing potential contributions 
to the Prepared for Environmental Change initiative, and a teaching statement. 
The position will begin with the start of the Fall semester, 2019, but we will 
consider requests to defer arrival.

For information about the position, please contact Vicky Meretsky 
(<>). For more information see 

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a 
provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration 
for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, 
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital 
status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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