Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology – Tennessee

Tennessee Tech University (TTU)
Cookeville, Tennessee
Job Category
Faculty Appointments, Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
Assistant Professor of Biology: Wildlife Biologist. Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 1, 2018. The successful candidate will teach traditional courses in wildlife science, as well as upper division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Other essential functions include developing an externally funded research program, advising undergraduate and graduate students, advising the Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society, and directing thesis research of M.S. and/or Ph.D. level graduate students.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. from an accredited institution in an area applicable to wildlife biology; demonstrated potential to teach traditional and advanced courses in wildlife biology; demonstrated peer-reviewed publication record; potential for developing an externally funded research program and directing thesis research of M.S. and/or Ph.D. level graduate students; and ability to serve as advisor to undergraduate and graduate students. Previous university-level teaching experience and research specialty in wetland wildlife ecology are preferred. All applicants must apply online at and will be required to electronically upload a letter of application addressing the qualifications and essential functions, and describing teaching and research interests; a curriculum vitae; copies of all college/university transcripts (official transcripts for all degrees conferred required upon hire); and names and email addresses of three professional references. References will be contacted at a later date. Members of underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 1, 2017; open until filled. Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered. For questions, contact Dr. Dan Combs, email:, ph: (931) 372- 6541. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to
Contact Person
Dr. Dan Combs
Contact Phone
931-372- 6541
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