Assistant Professor (Freshwater Ecology)

University of Dayton
Dayton, OH, United States
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The Department of Biology at the University of Dayton invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Biology, specializing in Freshwater Ecology, to join the faculty beginning August 16, 2020.  The candidate will be expected to develop a nationally competitive, extramurally funded research program that involves Ph.D., M.S. and undergraduate students.

The successful candidate will have opportunities to engage in and contribute to the University of Dayton’s emphasis on sustainability education and research initiatives.  The Hanley Sustainability Institute, established by a $12.5 million lead gift from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation, supports student and faculty research, the development of sustainability curriculum, and sustainability initiatives in the greater Dayton community. More information about the Hanley Sustainability Institute can be found at  The successful candidate may also be interested in engagement with the University of Dayton River’s Institute (see for more information), which provides leadership training and engages with a suite of local partners around issues pertaining to regional freshwater resources.