Associate Professor

East Carolina University

Wanchese, NC, US

This tenure-track/tenured position will be at the Associate Professor level with expertise in Coupled Natural and Human Systems Modeling as applied to coastal ecosystems, to begin August 13, 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a vigorous, externally funded program; mentor graduate students; engage in university, community, and professional service; and teach at the graduate and possibly undergraduate levels. This position is part of ECU’s Marine and Coastal Systems research cluster.

Department of Biology resources include expertly staffed core facilities for molecular, genetic, genomic, and water chemistry analyses, a high-performance computing cluster, a greenhouse, a microscopy and imaging facility and multiple boats equipped for coastal research. Extensive opportunities for research collaboration exist within the Department, within CSI, and across the university, including with faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Performance and the Brody School of Medicine. Nearby marine stations and state and federal laboratories also provide opportunities for collaboration.

The Department of Biology is committed to enriching the lives of students, faculty, and staff by providing a diverse academic community where the exchange of ideas, knowledge and perspectives is an active part of living and learning. The department seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration and works to increase diversity and access to higher education for groups underrepresented in the sciences by building an environment that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for diversity.