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Tuesday, October 4

Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty in Ecology and Evolution

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position (Professor of the Practice) in ecology and evolutionary biology. Professors of the Practice are appointed through renewable three- to five-year contracts, which include benefits but do not lead to tenure. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. at the time of application and have faculty teaching experience at the university level. We seek an individual with a commitment to excellence in majors and non-majors undergraduate instruction and the scholarship of teaching; experience in active learning classrooms is of particular interest. The incumbent will (1) support Introductory Biology as well as teach intermediate and advanced level courses that complement and expand expertise in our department, (2) have opportunities to engage undergraduates in research through lab courses, independent projects, and Honors Theses, and (3) be expected to participate in academic advising and departmental and university service. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester. The appointment will begin August 1st, 2017.

Submit the following to https://dossier.interfolio.com/apply/37449: 1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a description of teaching experience and proficiency, with specific examples of successful active learning strategies implemented in the classroom, a description of how you will leverage your research experience to enrich undergraduate teaching and mentoring (evaluations and/or sample course materials are optional), and a list of potential course offerings, and (3) the names and addresses of three professional references who can address teaching experience. Review of applications will begin October 21st 2016, and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Tulane University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Renata Durães Ribeiro
Professor of the Practice
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA