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    Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior at Cornell University

    The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior (NBB) invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Behavior. We seek broad thinkers with a strong understanding of evolutionary biology who can show how their research helps answer major questions in animal behavior and why they are particularly suited to tackle these questions. We encourage candidates whose aim is to discover general principles of animal behavior that link to other areas of biology. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program, and to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

    Apply: Questions can be directed to Prof. Kern Reeve, Search Committee Chair, NBB, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. Application deadline, including 3 letters of recommendation: 25 September 2014.

    Ecology Field Station Director, University of Pittsburgh

    The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the rank of ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (tenured) to serve as the Director of the Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology (PLE), pending budgetary approval. PLE is a thriving field station in Northwestern Pennsylvania that has experienced tremendous growth in its missions of education, research, and outreach. We seek an outstanding scientist to continue an exciting research program in Ecology and Evolution working alongside of faculty in our broad-based Biology department, and to fulfill responsibilities of PLE Director, which will also include:

    • Strategic planning to enhance the research, teaching, and outreach missions of the field station
    • Oversight of research facilities, coordination of summer field courses as part of an educational consortium of regional universities, continued growth of outreach, and organization of conferences and retreats
    • Development of proposals for extramural funding
    • Supervision of staff and budget

    The successful candidate will have a strong national/international scientific reputation, a distinguished record of publications and research funding, and demonstrated teaching excellence. Experience with biological field station operations is desirable. To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by October 15, 2014. Applicants should email a single PDF document, with "PLE Director Search" in the subject line, containing a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest, a 2-3 page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, and a brief description of teaching interests to Applicants should also arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to Further information about PLE and the Department of Biological Sciences is available at:

    Tenure-track position in Biology, St. Olafs

    The Biology Department at St. Olaf College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology with expertise in organismal biology. The applicant's teaching and research interests should focus on the structure, function, or behavior of organisms and may address questions related to broader areas such as neuroscience, evolutionary biology, or biomedical fields. Applicants should show potential for excellence in teaching in a liberal arts setting and for developing a productive research program amenable to the inclusion of undergraduate students. Teaching assignments will include Human Anatomy and Physiology and other existing courses that could include Immunology, Animal Physiology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Animal Behavior, Neuroscience, and/or new or existing courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Postdoctoral research and teaching experience are highly desired. Please submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position, curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names and contact information for three professional references, at least one of whom can evaluate your potential as a teacher. Submit all materials to Application review begins October 3, 2014. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Steven Freedberg (, Chair, Faculty Search Committee.

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