Aquatic Ecologist

Middlebury, Vermont
Aug 06, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Organization Type
University and College


The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with a focus in aquatic ecology to begin in fall 2019.  Applicants should have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience or its equivalent, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the introductory level (ecology and evolution), upper level aquatic ecology, biological statistics, and an upper level discipline-specific course.  The candidate will occasionally contribute to Middlebury’s First Year Seminar Program and Winter Term course offerings.  The successful candidate is also expected to establish an active research program with aspects that are adaptable, but not necessarily exclusive, to the Northeast.  The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.  Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings.  In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Steve Trombulak, Aquatic Ecologist Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  More information on the position is available at  Access to Interfolio is at for this position will be accepted starting on August 6, 2018, and all application materials must be received by October 8, 2018.

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