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Department: 112101 - Applied Ecology
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
As part of the Chancellor's Faculty Excellence Program, NC State University seeks applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor in Global Change Biology. While our goal is to hire at the Assistant level, applications and nominations for Associate and Full Professors will also be considered in exceptional cases.
Many of the greatest challenges to humanity in this century relate to the effects of global environmental changes, including climate change, land-use change, disease, and biodiversity loss. Addressing these challenges requires interdisciplinary research and education on the effects of a changing climate on ecosystem processes and services and feedbacks between ecological and human health at relevant spatial scales. We are especially interested in candidates with strong quantitative skills as well as candidates with demonstrated experience in research across ecology, economics, and policy for the quantification of ecosystem services under a changing climate.
This position is part of a cluster hire in Global Environmental Change and Human Well-being (https://facultyclusters.ncsu.edu/clusters/global-environmental-change-and-human-well-being/). Opportunities for collaboration exist across departments and colleges as well as with the USGS Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the Office of Public Science, the Cluster of Public Science, the Cluster in Geospatial Analytics, and the Cluster in Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program that enhances existing strengths and builds additional capacity in ecology and climate change biology. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas related to climate change.
Service and leadership on university and professional society committees.
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
Candidates should have a strong capacity to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the capacity to mentor doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.
Post-doctoral and teaching experiences are preferred.
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Position Number: 00000087
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