Ecological or Evolutionary Genomics, Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Washington State University

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The School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, permanent, tenure-track faculty position in ecological or evolutionary genomics. This position is to be filled at the Assistant Professor level and will begin in August of 2013. Candidates should have the ability to combine cutting-edge research technologies with innovative analytics to investigate processes shaping organismal ecology and evolution. Candidates should complement our existing faculty strengths in organismal and evolutionary biology, molecular evolution, population and ecological genetics, systematics, ecology, development, and physiology. Candidates able to bring large-scale patterns of genomic, transcriptomic, or proteomic data to bear on fundamental problems in ecology and/or evolution are especially encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate at time of application, a record of research accomplishment in ecological or evolutionary genomics, evidence of commitment to teaching excellence, and effective communication skills. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program supported by extramural funding, train graduate and undergraduate students, participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, participate in service needs, and advance the universitys commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.

To apply visit and upload application materials. Applications must include a letter of application addressing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, separate teaching and research statements and three selected reprints of published or in press papers. Three (3) letters of recommendation that address the applicants history of and potential for research, teaching and communication excellence are required. The reference letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through our online application system. Review of applications with reference letters begins October 1, 2012.

For information on the position or the status of your application, candidates may contact Dr. Gary Thorgaard (). Full notice of vacancy can be viewed at [Posted 23 August 2012]

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