Biology, Swarthmore College

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Position ID:Swarthmore-Biology-CONSERVBIO [#2770]
Position Title: Conservation Biologist
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology
Appl Deadline:2013/11/04 finished (posted 2013/07/10, finished 2014/03/05, listed until 2013/12/09)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a new tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning September 2014. Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. Successful candidates should be committed to combining teaching and research at a small liberal arts college and will be prepared to contribute to an integrative Biology curriculum. They will be expected to establish an independent, active research program that will provide opportunities for undergraduate participation, and the College offers competitive research start-up packages to support faculty research and teaching. In addition, there are opportunities for participating in the interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies.

We seek a broadly trained conservation biologist whose research and course offerings complement those of other faculty in the department. We invite applicants who use contemporary methodologies, including computational and/or modeling techniques, to study any taxa. Teaching responsibilities include participation in a team-taught introductory course, a one-semester course in conservation biology with a laboratory and/or field component, and an advanced seminar with research projects in the area of the applicant's interest.

All application materials should be submitted here by November 4, 2013. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the search chair, Nick Kaplinsky ( or by calling 610-328-8039.

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college, located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Biology Department
500 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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