POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Professor (Wildlife Ecologist)
Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position/Rank: Wildlife Ecologist, Continuing Appointment, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek a broadly trained wildlife ecologist that can contribute to our diverse research faculty. We have identified needs in wildlife population ecology, disease ecology, conservation biology, and landscape ecology, but encourage those with other research foci to apply as well. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance departmental research and graduate program capabilities by developing an externally funded research program. Teaching duties will be in the area of wildlife ecology, and could include a course on wildlife Biology Principles.

Minimum Qualifications: (1) PhD in Ecology/Zoology/Biology or a related discipline; (2) demonstrated grant success or evidence of strong potential to obtain external funding; (3) a publication record and scholarly activities commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to individuals with post-doctoral experience and who are advancing analytical techniques in their field of research.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Effective Date of Employment: August 16, 2019.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018, and continuing until filled.

Application Procedure: Apply via US Mail or email to the search chair listed below. Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position described, a statement of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching interests and capabilities, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references submitted directly to the search chair by the application deadline.

Dr. Matt Whiles
Search Committee Chair, Wildlife Ecologist
Mail Code 6504
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1125 Lincoln Drive, Room 251
Carbondale, IL 62901

Email: cwrl@siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.