The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology / Evolutionary Ecology (Tenure-Track in New York, New York
The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants can use any combination of modern experimental, computational, or theoretical approaches to study fundamental questions in evolutionary biology or evolutionary ecology, or apply these approaches to societally-relevant challenges. Preference will be given to those who study non-model organisms in the lab or field. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that complements and augments existing strengths within E3B, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. E3B is an intellectually diverse and stimulating department consisting of a vibrant and close-knit community. It has strong links to other departments and disciplines at the University, including evolutionary biologists (evolutionatcolumbia.org), behavioral biologists (Center for Integrative Animal Behavior), neuroscientists (Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute), earth and environmental scientists (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, the Earth Institute, and other centers in the Climate School), and disease experts (Mailman School of Public Health). E3B also has close ties with New York partner institutions, including the New York Genome Center, the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the EcoHealth Alliance. These connections provide ample opportunities for interaction and collaboration. Minimum Degree Required: Ph.D.Minimum Qualifications: Strong research and publication record.Preferred Qualifications: Training and experience in evolutionary biology or evolutionary ecology.Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / VeteranPay Transparency DisclosureThe salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.