Assistant Professor - Great Lakes Limnology/Ecology
The University of Toledo
March 6, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Toledo (UT) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Great Lakes Limnology/Ecology with an expected start date of August 20, 2018. We seek an outstanding individual whose research is related to large lake systems ranging from ecological, physical and chemical processes to food webs and fisheries. The candidate’s laboratory will be based at the UT Lake Erie Center (LEC) (http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/lec/) and the candidate will be expected to have a lake-oriented research agenda that will utilize the LEC’s unique location and capabilities to address environmental issues of regional importance. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active, independent, externally-funded research program. Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is expected, and candidates should plan to involve both graduate and undergraduate students into their research program. The Department (http://www.utoledo.edu/nsm/envsciences/) consists of 21 faculty with approximately 35 graduate students and 190 undergraduate majors, offering a variety of environmental, ecology and geology degree programs. Current research expertise in the department includes aquatic ecology, wetland restoration, ornithology, herpetology, climate change, plant biology, soil ecology and decomposition, invasive species, water resources and surficial geology.
A Ph.D. in ecology, earth sciences, environmental sciences or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is strongly preferred. This is an entry level, tenure track Assistant Professor position involving standard teaching-research-service modes as outlined in the Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.utoledo.edu and must include an application letter, CV, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references. Professor Jon Bossenbroek (Jonathan.Bossenbroek@utoledo.edu) can be contacted for further information. Review of applications will begin on March 5, 2017 and remain open until filled.
Internal Number: 993207
About The University of Toledo
Situated in the heart of the Midwest, Toledo, Ohio is a convergence of highways, railways and waterways that have long made Toledo a transportation hub. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-80/90, the two busiest highways in the country, Toledo is where things get built. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass; home to several corporate entities – Owens Corning, Owens Illinois, Dana Corporation, Jeep and First Solar. Strengths in bioscience, agribusiness, transportation and logistics, result in a thriving arts and cultural scene with diverse career opportunities and growth for our region.
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The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, and became a municipa...l university in 1884. The University of Toledo is a nationally recognized, state-supported, comprehensive metropolitan university. It is an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that offers 143 undergraduate, 170 masters, 55 doctoral and first professional degree programs, and 11 specialist degree programs. The institution, first and foremost, is a dynamic, scholarly community of teachers, researchers and learners, with undergraduate and graduate education and research being the University’s highest priorities. The University is located in northwest Ohio in the city of Toledo and has a main campus that houses the majority of its undergraduate students and academic colleges, a health science campus that houses the Colleges of Medicine and Life Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; a campus at the Toledo Museum of Art for the College of Communication and the Arts; and others campuses that include the Lake Erie Center where water and fish environment research is conducted, the Arboretum, and the Scott Park campus where Toledo Early College for High School students take college classes.