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University of Arkansas: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Disease Ecology

(posted 2017-11-21)

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Disease Ecology (Posting # F371P). We seek candidates that address the ecology of infectious disease, or host-pathogen interactions in non-domesticated animals or plants. Requirements include: Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field, post-doctoral experience in ecology, evolutionary biology, or related field, and demonstrated research accomplishments. Expectations: establish externally funded research program, publish original research in peer-reviewed scientific journals, contribute to undergraduate/graduate education, and service. All applicants must submit cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and contact information for three references. Visit for full position announcement and application instructions. See: http:/ for departmental information. Submit complete applications by December 17, 2017 for full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. Search committee chair: Dr. J.D. Willson (

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity institution committed to achieving diversity in its faculty. Therefore, the university is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic departments. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.