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Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty in Ecology and Evolution

The Biology department at Boston College invites applications for a full time non tenure-track faculty position in Ecology and Evolution, with a 3-year renewable contract. The appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of the Practice and we welcome applicants with expertise in any area of ecology from micro- to macroscopic. We are especially interested in individuals who are familiar with novel approaches to ecological questions and can invigorate our Ecology and Evolution course for biology majors. A Ph.D. is required (post-doctoral experience preferred) and candidates are expected to have a record of excellence and productivity in research.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field and have an interest in expanding the diversity of our biology graduates. The teaching load is 3/2 and in addition to the foundational course in Ecology and Evolution will include intermediate and advanced level courses within their specialty. The incumbent will have opportunities to engage undergraduates in research through structured research lab courses or independent projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in academic advising and departmental and college service. This appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and arrange to have three letters from professional referees submitted online via interfolio at:

The teaching statement should indicate how the applicant will leverage their research accomplishments into lecture and laboratory experiences for undergraduates. Review of applications begins October 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.