Monday, September 29, 2008


Assistant Professor - UCSB - Evolutionary Genomics

The Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are searching broadly for an interactive scientist who addresses fundamental questions in evolutionary biology via analysis of large-scale gene sequence and/or expression data sets. Applications from those who can take advantage of UCSB’s world class marine facilities and international standing in marine biology are especially encouraged. The successful candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to teach graduate and undergraduate students in his or her area of expertise. The successful applicant will have a PhD and clear evidence of research productivity.

Applicants should submit 1) an application letter 2) a curriculum vitae 3) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, 5) up to three selected publications and 6) names and contact information of three persons willing to provide letters of reference (the committee will solicit letters for a short-list of candidates). Submit applications to:

Evolution Search Committee
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9610 U.S.A

Alternatively, applications can be sent electronically, and questions addressed to:

Review of applicants will begin November 1 and will continue until the position has been filled

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service

UCSB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

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