Molecular Ecologist Search

The Biology Department at Ithaca College is seeking an Molecular Ecologist for a tenure-eligible appointment at the Assistant Professor level.  

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and their research expertise should complement existing areas in the department.  Primary teaching responsibilities include: an upper level elective in Ecology, participation in the Introductory Biology course, and participation in our service courses, such as first-year seminars and/or courses for non-science majors.  In addition, faculty are expected to develop an independent research program that will involve undergraduates.  We seek candidates who have relevant experience and/or a record of professional engagement with groups and communities underrepresented in the academy. Successful candidates should possess specific competencies with, and demonstrated expertise, in multicultural settings.  The School of Humanities and Sciences and Biology Department have explicitly endorsed efforts to increase the diversity of its ranks, and accordingly, candidates from groups currently underrepresented in the School are encouraged to apply. 

Candidates interested in this opportunity should complete an on-line application at

  • Applicants should submit a cover letter that specifically addresses their experiences with underrepresented groups, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research plans.

Under separate cover, three letters of recommendation should be forwarded to: Jean Hardwick, Chair of Search Committee, Biology Department, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Ithaca College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Members of underrepresented groups (including people of color, persons with disabilities, Vietnam veterans and women) are encouraged to apply. 

Review of applications begins November 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

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