Asst. Prof. in Quantitative Ecology at UCSB h/t @seb_schreiber

Posting this which I got from Sebastian Schreiber

Assistant Professor Quantitative Ecology, UCSB

The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology (EEMB; at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Quantitative Ecology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are searching for a highly creative and interactive scholar who fits into our multidisciplinary department. The area and system of study are open, although we are most interested in candidates who will address fundamental topics in ecological theory through the use of modeling and analytical approaches. We encourage applications from candidates who adopt an integrative approach in their research.

The candidate is expected to have or develop an internationally recognized research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research that covers research accomplishments and future plans, 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, 5) three selected publications, and 6) letters of recommendation from three to four persons with the ability to evaluate the candidate.
EEMB is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
Submit applications electronically at:
Review of applicants will begin November 25, 2015 and will continue until the position has been filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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