University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus
Tenure Track Positions
Plant Ecology- Deadline February 10, 2014
A Ph.D. degree in Biology, Botany, Ecology or related field is required, post-doctoral experience is preferred. Other preferred qualifications include a strong background in general botany, tropical terrestrial ecosystems and invasive species. Candidates should demonstrate teaching skills for development of undergraduate and graduate courses in botany and ecology including, but not limited to, Plant Organismal Biology, Elementary Botany and Population Ecology, as well as the ability to design and develop courses in their area of specialty.
Entomology- Deadline February 10, 2014
A Ph.D. degree in Biology, Entomology or related field is required. Preferred qualifications are a strong background in evolution, morphology and taxonomy of tropical insects. Candidates should be willing to teach undergraduate and graduate courses according to departmental needs including, but not limited to, Morphology and Taxonomy of Insects, and demonstrate the ability to design and develop courses in their area of specialty.
Successful candidates will be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program with undergraduate and graduate students, and collaborate with other faculty. The appointment will consist of teaching and research. External funds, when obtained, will allow eligibility for release time during the academic year. Candidates with good communication skills in both English and Spanish will be preferred. UPRM is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, and Space-Grant institution; interaction with faculty and researchers in these fields is encouraged. Puerto Rico represents a suitable setting to develop research in tropical systems, and the University of Puerto Rico stimulates collaboration with active faculty and students in a wide range of the Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. Benefits include health insurance, retirement plan and tuition waivers in the UPR system for immediate family members.
How to Apply
Please send Curriculum Vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and three letters of reference via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information please contact Dr. Matias J. Cafaro (email@example.com), Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Call Box 9000, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico 00681-9000.
The University of Puerto Rico is an Equal Opportunity Employer