Department of Biology, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Biology-IE2SEARCH [#8349]
Position Title: Microbial Ecologist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Molecular/Cell Biology, Ecology, Computational biology, Molecular
Starting Date:2017/09/16
Appl Deadline:2016/11/23 finished (posted 2016/10/19, finished 2017/05/25, listed until 2017/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant Professor Microbial Ecology

Institute of Ecology and Evolution and Department of Biology

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Institute of Ecology and Evolution ( and the Department of Biology invite applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor) in microbial ecology.  We are particularly interested in candidates whose research addresses fundamental concepts in microbial ecology at the population, community or ecosystem level.  Successful candidates may use a variety of modern approaches (computational, molecular and/or laboratory culture) to study the ecology of microorganisms (bacteria, archaea, fungi, protists, or viruses) in laboratory systems, natural ecosystems (marine, aquatic or terrestrial) or within hosts (plant, animal or human). An outstanding research program and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. Ph.D. required.  Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.  Interested persons should apply online to the University of Oregon IE2 SEARCH at should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Submission of up to 3 selected reprints is encouraged.  For full posting and application directions, see    To be assured of consideration, application materials should be uploaded by November 23, 2016, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

The UO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Biology
1210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1210

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