Integrative Plant Biology / Ecoinformatics Assistant Professors - UCF

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Integrative Plant Biology / Ecoinformatics Assistant Professors - UCF

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions: Integrative Plant Biology and Ecoinformatics
University of Central Florida  
Orlando, Florida,
The Department of Biology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for two nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor
positions: one in Integrative Plant Biology and one in Ecoinformatics.
Successful applicants will be colleagues who show promise of: building prominent and high-quality, productive research programs; facilitating collaborations; and complementing departmental strengths. Teaching one course per semester and mentoring students in our undergraduate and graduate programs is expected. Laboratory and office space and competitive startup funding will be provided. Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution and appropriate postdoctoral training in an appropriate field. For more information about the department, please visit Application reviews will begin on December 8, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. Both positions are anticipated to begin August 2018.
Integrative Plant Biology: All areas of plant biology will be considered, including plant physiology, molecular systematics, evolutionary biology, or population, community or landscape ecology, in terrestrial or aquatic environments. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to our new undergraduate plant science track. Send questions to Patrick Bohlen (Patrick.Bohlen [-at-] (position #32623) (
Ecoinformatics: We define ecoinformatics broadly as the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of environmental, ecological, &/or evolutionary datasets. Research should address interesting and important questions related to environmental, ecological, &/or evolutionary processes across spatial and/or temporal scales. Software & database development can be considered toward tenure and promotion, akin to publications. An ability to teach graduate ecoinformatics and GIS will be viewed favorably. Send questions to David Jenkins (David.Jenkins [-at-] (position #37965) (
How to Apply: Applicants must e-mail to respective contacts (shown above) a single PDF document that includes a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three professional references. Also, an application must be submitted separately through the UCF Human Resources website (shown above).
More information available at:
Posted: November 11, 2017.