Assistant Professor in Limnology
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University
The Department of Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology (EEOB) seeks a limnologist specializing in the biogeochemistry, eutrophication, food webs, and/or restoration of lakes. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the growth of aquatic sciences at ISU, establishing a major, externally-funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate education, including teaching in aquatic ecology.
The successful candidate is expected to focus on the limnology of Iowa lakes and to continue partnerships with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources related to limnology and aquatic ecology. This is a 9-month position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the rank of assistant professor, with a primary (tenure home) appointment in EEOB (85%) and a secondary appointment (15%) in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM).
Required Education and Experience
Ph.D. or equivalent degree in ecology, environmental science, limnology, aquatic biology, or related fields. Publications in nationally or internationally recognized journals.
Preferred Education and Experience
University teaching experience. Post-doctoral experience. Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding support. Research interests/experience in limnology and aquatic ecology that complement those in the EEOB Department and at ISU.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu
). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, and university activities and collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.