The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a non-tenure track, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Marine Ecology. The start date for this position is August, 2018 for a 10 month appointment (one academic year), with a possible extension to a second year. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in marine ecology or a related field and strong quantitative skills. The successful candidate is expected to be an effective teacher, and will offer a lecture/laboratory course in marine ecology or invertebrate zoology during the fall and spring semesters along with an advanced undergraduate/graduate course within their area of expertise. The successful candidate must also participate in our M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs and engage in collaborative research with one of our research-active faculty who will serve as a faculty mentor.
Type of Recruitment
Type of Recruitment
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities
Demonstrate excellence in teaching and collaborative research.
Minimum Qualifications - Education or training
We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in marine ecology or a related field and strong quantitative skills.
Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Postdoctoral experience preferred.
Job Open Date
Application Review Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required
To apply, submit via email a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the contact information for three references electronically (https://jobs.odu.edu). (The system will solicit the letters of reference. Please ensure that the email addresses of your references are correct.) Further information can be requested from the Search Committee Chair (Dr. Mark Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org). The closing date for this job search is June 30, 2018. Review of applicants will begin shortly thereafter and continue until the position is filled.
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