Position Announcements

Assistant Professor of Wetlands Ecology



The Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Science (BEES) of Drexel
University seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
appointment in tidal wetlands ecology. Areas of interest include, but
are not limited to plant ecology, marsh restoration, biogeochemistry, coastal
margins and the land-sea interface and climate change.

The successful candidate will develop a research program in their subject area and
will teach undergraduate courses in the new BEES department, including as
examples: Wetlands, Coastal Biogeochemistry and Plant Ecology. Importantly,
Drexel University and the department emphasizes experiential learning and
field-oriented candidates are encouraged to apply. Our partnership with the Academy
of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has allowed the development of a
robust coastal wetlands monitoring network. This funded program will be a
cornerstone of the wetlands program and has support staff to help maintain its
viability.

The department has field facilities on the Barnegat Bay of New Jersey as well as a
glacial lake in northeastern Pennsylvania and a fossil dig site in New Jersey.  Faculty in the department include those
engaged in ecological, environmental, geological and paleontological research
in the Delaware Estuary, the Appalachian Mountains, the Canadian Arctic, and
Patagonia.

Candidates
must have a Ph.D. in Ecology or Marine Science (or related field), a record of
scientific achievement, a strong interest in undergraduate and graduate
teaching, and must be able to develop a high-quality, externally-funded independent
and collaborative research program.  Qualified
candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, a summary of research experience,
a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three or more references with
postal address, email address, and telephone number.

Applicants
should apply online at drexeljobs.com. ID#
5870.  Review of applications will begin
March 28st, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries
may be sent to Search Committee Chair at bees@drexel.edu

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Drexel
University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a
generous retirement package with matching funds and an opportunity to join a
rapidly growing academic enterprise.

Background
investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment,
after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the
University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Drexel
University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is
proactively committed to diversity and inclusion in all of its policies,
practices and services. We are especially interested in qualified candidates
who can contribute to the varied diversity and excellence of the academic
community, and all of its complements.