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  FACULTY POSITION 2020-21 (Open raNK)

The College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track (Assistant Professor) or tenured (Associate Professor or Professor) faculty positions from candidates who are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment. The College is especially interested in and values candidates who have experience working with diverse and underserved populations, and have demonstrated a commitment to improving the diversity of their academic communities. The College views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty. Applications should be routed via the appropriate department within the College of Natural Sciences and all positions are subject to the availability of funding.

The Department of Integrative Biology seeks a candidate whose research interests will strengthen or complement the department’s existing strengths in evolution, ecology, behavior, genomics, and computational biology. We are also interested in candidates whose research program will benefit from the department’s core resources in collections and field stations. Potential applicants are encouraged to explore the research interests of current faculty members on the departmental web site.

Candidates should have a strong research record, including influential publications and demonstrated ability to obtain extramural research funding, and should have a commitment to excellent teaching. We particularly value the use of innovative teaching strategies and experience-based learning. A PhD or equivalent is required at the time of appointment, and postdoctoral research experience is expected.

Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/79958: i) a cover letter with contact information, (ii) a CV, (iii) a research statement, (iv) a teaching statement, (v) a diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, (vi) up to 5 reprints/preprints in one pdf document, and (vii) names of three individuals who will write letters of recommendation. Note that letters are not required for initial consideration; candidates will be notified if letters are needed. Applications received prior to November 15 will be assured of full consideration. For additional information about the department, see https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/. We are a vibrant and inclusive community, and we seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.