The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa invites applications for a full-time (9 month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marine Biology to begin Fall 2021. This position will be based at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL; www.disl.org) on the Alabama Coast near Mobile. DISL offers excellent research facilities and support. We seek a highly innovative and collaborative scientist with a strong academic background in Marine Biology. The successful candidate will use modern analytical techniques to address fundamental questions in their area of expertise, establish an extramurally funded research program, demonstrate a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in departmental, college, and university service. Candidates whose research addresses marine ecosystem dynamics such as biodiversity, invasive species, climate change and anthropogenic activities, evolutionary or adaptive mechanisms, and biotic interactions are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to interact with other faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences and at the DISL. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in biology or related discipline, post-doctoral experience, and a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate course in Marine Biology, as well as specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.
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