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Assistant or Associate Professor in Limnology, University of Vermont

University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont, United States
Closing Date: Until Filled (Review of application begins on 15 January 2016)
Full details & how to apply:
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) and the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory invite applications for a 9-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Limnology.
We seek an outstanding scholar and educator to join the growing center of excellence in freshwater ecology and lake management at the University of Vermont. An ideal candidate will work within the broader field of aquatic ecology, combining theory, observations, and/or experiments to address contemporary research questions and management challenges in lake ecosystems from local to international scales, including linkages to water-land interactions. The incumbent is expected to develop and maintain a vibrant, collaborative research program based out of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory; participate actively in preparing students to become environmental leaders and globally-informed citizens through undergraduate and graduate instruction in both the RSENR core curriculum and the candidate’s field of expertise; and provide leadership to the university, state, region and professional communities through outreach, engagement and other service activities.
Required Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate in limnology, aquatic ecology, or other appropriate environmental or natural sciences
  • An outstanding record of collaborative research and publication in freshwater systems, commensurate with time since degree
  • Strong background and interest in undergraduate and graduate education with a demonstrated record of instructional excellence at the university level, commensurate with time since degree
  • Demonstrated competency and capacity to collaboratively work with diverse groups of people both on- and off-campus
  • Demonstrated record of securing extramural funding from a diversity of sources, commensurate with time since degree
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership in globally significant, and complex water-related issues
  • Demonstrated capacity for engaged research and outreach on contemporary lake management issues
  • Demonstrated expertise in student-centered learning pedagogy
  • Research background and interests that complement the current expertise of faculty within RSENR and across campus
How to Apply
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We anticipate the appointment will begin fall semester 2016. Applicants must submit a letter of interest that includes qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and future directions, a statement of teaching experiences and interests, and contact information of three references to Inquiries can be made to Dr. Jason Stockwell, Chair, Limnology Search Committee (see below).
University of Vermont
Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory
3 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: +1.802.859.3095

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