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Faculty position at UC Davis: Behavioral Evolution or Ecology of Animals
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Posted Oct 1
BEHAVIORAL EVOLUTION OR ECOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS -The College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the Department of Evolution and Ecology at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the biological sciences or related fields. We seek candidates with research interests that will complement and build upon existing faculty strengths in ecology and evolutionary biology; this may include but is not limited to the study of mechanisms of behavior, behavioral evolution using comparative methods, modelling, or the impacts of behavior on ecological processes. We welcome a broad spectrum of applicants, spanning diverse systems and approaches.  We seek a colleague who is committed to participating in the departmental community through collaborative teaching, research, service and graduate mentoring and who will embrace UC Davis’ Principles of Community. Letters of recommendation should specifically address this aspect of the application. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in undergraduate and graduate programs, and should be committed to mentoring and fostering diversity.
Applicants should submit materials online at
which contains additional information about the position. The application should include: curriculum vitae, description of current and projected research, summary of teaching interests and experience, and three publications. Applicants should also provide contact information for three referees. Once entered, referees will be prompted by email with upload instructions for their letters. Closing Date: November 5, 2018.  Open until filled, but all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by November 5, 2018 to assure full consideration. Administrative contact: Korie Martinez ( Faculty contact: Gail Patricelli (
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities. UC Davis is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Award for gender equity.