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Old Dominion University: Vertebrate Physiological Ecologist

(posted 2017-12-21)

The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track position in vertebrate physiological ecology at the assistant professor level. Applicants who examine physiological responses of mammals to environmental conditions, particularly in marine systems, are highly preferred. Teaching responsibilities include a graduate-level course in physiological ecology and undergraduate courses in animal nutrition, mammalogy, and/or the candidate’s specialty. In addition to a strong commitment to teaching excellence, the candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program. Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in biology or related field, postdoctoral experience, and strong writing and communication skills. The Department offers competitive salaries and start-up packages.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing their qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research achievements and research plans, a teaching statement, and the contact information (name, address, e-mail address, and phone number) of four references electronically through the Vertebrate Physiological Ecologist job title posting at The Department is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Review of applicants will begin on January 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Ian Bartol, Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University at

Old Dominion University ( is a minority-serving, state-supported, Carnegie doctoral higher research activity institution enrolling approximately 25,000 students, including 6,000 graduate students. It is located in Norfolk, a historic waterfront city in southeastern Virginia offering outstanding quality of life ( The Department of Biological Sciences has a vigorous graduate program with over 100 students enrolled. Information about the Department is available at

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational, and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or genetic information.