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Assistant/Associate Professorships (Two positions)
California State University, Northridge

  • Sep. 26, 2016
  • Assistant/Associate Professorships (Two positions)
  • Biology Department
  • California State University, Northridge
    Northridge, CA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Aug. 23, 2017
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Marine/Freshwater Sciences
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Assistant/Associate Professorships
(Two positions, effective August 2017)

California State University, Northridge, invites applications for TWO, research-focused, tenure-track positions in the Department of Biology. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate shall develop a vigorous research program built on extramural funding, involve undergraduate and Master’s students in research, and demonstrate teaching excellence.

Marine Biologists/Ecologists: We seek candidates to complement existing skills in a program focused on organismic biology and population/community ecology with a strong emphasis on fieldwork in temperate and tropical locations. We are particularly interested in building strengths in ecological modeling, conservation biology, and understanding the capacities of organisms and systems to respond to multiple stressors associated with climate change. The successful candidates will demonstrate a proven capacity to develop an externally-funded research program that actively involves graduate and undergraduate students. Teaching options include a course in the candidates’ specialty, marine biology/ecology, experimental design and analysis, analyses of big ecological data, and introductory biology.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of research interests, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, including how his/her teaching reaches a diverse student body, (5) summary of teaching experience, (6) three publications, and (7) three letters of recommendation to:

Electronic applications as a single file (excepting letters of recommendation) are strongly preferred. Materials may also be mailed to: Marine Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330-8303, USA.

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Screening will begin on November 17, 2016.

  • California State University, Northridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Peter Edmunds
    Biology Department
    California State University, Northridge
    18111 Nordhoff Street
    Northridge, CA 91330-8303
  • (818)677-2502
  • (818)677-2034


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