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Monday, March 13

VCU Jobs

Dear Colleagues,

The VCU Department of Biology is recruiting for a tenure-track ecologist as well as five new full time instructors. I have pasted an overview of each position below, more details can be found in the attached.  Please share this announcement with potential candidates. Though I am not on the search committees, I am happy to answer any questions from prospective applicants. These positions are part of a major hiring effort to strengthen our existing core faculty, with a total of ten new faculty members expected by August 2017.

For both ads, the closing date for receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is 9 April 2017

5 Instructors (www.vcujobs.com, eJob ad F53750)
  • The Department of Biology invites applications for five full-time Biology Instructor positions. Successful applicants will teach undergraduate courses distributed across our curriculum. Preference will be given to those that have expertise in 1) Ecology, 2) Human Anatomy, 3) Introductory Biology (majors and nonmajors), 4) Quantitative Biology, or 5) Cell and Molecular Biology. Prior college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred and successful instructional use of technology and hybrid/online teaching is an advantage. 

Organismal/Population Ecologist (www.vcujobs.com, eJob ad F53690)

  • The Department of Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Organismal/Population Ecologist at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates working at the organismal or population level to study significant questions of ecological relevance, and who can offer novel expertise and develop synergistic collaborations with faculty in Biology and other units at VCU. Preference will be given to candidates whose research emphasis is relevant to global change.

Rima Franklin
Associate Professor
Interim Associate Chair
VCU Department of Biology
804-828-6753 (office) / 804-828-0125 (lab)