Comparative Vertebrate Physiology - Assistant Professor

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Comparative Vertebrate Physiology - Assistant Professor

Comparative Vertebrate Physiology - Assistant Professor

Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Category: Faculty - Science - Biology

Posted: 08/06/2008
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time



The Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a tenure track position in comparative vertebrate physiology. Individuals whose research and teaching focuses on any combination of animal physiology, physiological ecology, environmental physiology or physiological aspects of functional morphology are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in individuals with an interest in issues related to marine vertebrates, who will utilize the excellent facilities available at Long Marine Laboratory, and who can take advantage of the diverse marine fauna of Monterey Bay. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong research program, and to supervise graduate students, as well as teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in physiology or functional biology in the department. Successful candidate will be expected to interact closely with students and other faculty and as such, contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

RANK: Assistant Professor

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2009, with academic year commencing Fall 2009.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field; postdoctoral or equivalent research experience; a demonstrated record of research excellence and potential for teaching and mentorship at undergraduate and graduate level.

TO APPLY: Electronic applications are strongly encouraged. Please send a curriculum vitae and a statement of research and teaching interests by email to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%65%65%62%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%62%69%6f%6c%6f%67%79%2e%75%63%73%63%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%65%65%62%72%65%63%72%75%69%74%40%62%69%6f%6c%6f%67%79%2e%75%63%73%63%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference* evaluating the candidate's scholarly contributions, teaching, and other professional accomplishments to be emailed directly by the referee to the email address above. Applicants are encouraged to submit a statement addressing their contributions to diversity through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Alternate mailing address:
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Dept.
Attention: Recruitment Committee
University of California
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Please refer to position #719-09 in all correspondence.

CLOSING DATE: Position is open until filled. Initial screening will begin November 1, 2008. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by that date.

*All letters will be treated as confidential documents; please direct your references to UCSC's confidentiality statement at

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

If you need assistance due to a disability please contact the Academic Personnel Office at 499 Clark Kerr Hall (831) 459-4300. This position description is available in alternate formats, which may be requested from Academic Personnel at (831) 459-4300.

Application Information
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