Dept. of Biological Sciences, Western Illinois University
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor; salary is competitive with our peer group institutions. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.
Assistant Professor - Biological Sciences: Aquatic Ecologist
Appointment: August 2022
Tenure-Track nine-month Assistant Professor, Aquatic Ecologist: The position requires a broadly trained aquatic ecologist with experience in long-term monitoring and large river research. The faculty member must be able to teach General Zoology, Ichthyology, Freshwater Biology, and Streams Ecology. Ability to teach Biometrics, Advanced Analytic Tools in Environmental Science, and/or Integrated Environmental Decision Making is desirable. The position requires establishing an active research program (involving Master's and undergraduate students) supported by grants and in collaboration with WIU's Environmental Science Ph.D. Program and external agencies.
Required qualifications For tenure-track appointment, the candidate will have a Ph.D. in the Biology-related field of aquatic ecology with experience in long-term monitoring and large river research. The faculty member must be able to teach General Zoology, Ichthyology, Freshwater Biology, and Streams Ecology.
Preferred qualifications Candidates are preferred who have experience obtaining external funding, post-doctoral experience, and evidence of training students on larger river research projects. Teaching experience is preferred, and the ability to teach Biometrics, Advanced Analytic Tools in Environmental Science, and/or Integrated Environmental Decision Making is desirable, with the latter two courses being 700-level offerings in the Environmental Science Ph.D. Program.
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time of application
Dr. Sean Jenkins via email (SE-Jenkins@wiu.edu) ).