Vertebrate Behavioral Ecologist Position

The Department of Biological Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a tenure-track, 9-month appointment to begin August 15, 2016. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the department's undergraduate biology and graduate degree (MS) program. Primary courses to be taught include behavioral ecology and animal behavior, an introductory course for biology majors, and courses in area of specialty. During the first year, the teaching load will be 9 hours per semester. However, the typical teaching load is 12 hours per semester, with the possibility of reassigned time with extramural funding and/or engaging in student-centered research. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active research program in area of specialty that includes mentoring undergraduate and master's level students. Requirements include a Ph.D. from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution. Candidates must have a strong record of research accomplishments and must provide evidence of excellent teaching and communication skills. Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2016, and will continue until position is filled.

Update: This position has been filled.

Published on December 16, 2015