[FUN_Mail] Tenure track Neuroethology position in Biology at Wake Forest University

Wayne Silver silver at wfu.edu
Wed Sep 29 12:45:59 UTC 2021

*Job Description Summary*

The Wake Forest University Department of Biology invites applications for a
tenure-track position in neuroethology. Our focus is on hiring at the
assistant professor level, but highly qualified individuals with faculty
experience may request consideration at the level of associate professor or
an accelerated path to tenure. We are seeking candidates who study natural
behavior in animals using any combination of classical and/or modern
networking, neural, molecular, and/or genomic techniques. Preference will
be given to candidates taking comparative and/or evolutionary approaches.

*Job Description:*

Recruited faculty will join a collaborative community of teacher-scholars.
Information about research being conducted in the Department can be found
at biology.wfu.edu. Faculty will teach in the undergraduate core curriculum
and will develop a specialized course suitable for advanced undergraduates
and/or graduate students. Teaching loads are consistent with high research
expectations.  We seek teacher-scholars with a strong commitment to
developing externally funded research programs and to engaging students in
the classroom and through research mentorship at the undergraduate, M.S.,
and Ph.D. levels.

Wake Forest Biology is a welcoming community committed to fostering
diversity and achieving inclusive excellence in teaching and research. We
seek colleagues who will share in our commitment. In pursuit of this, we
strongly encourage applications from individuals from traditionally
underrepresented and historically marginalized populations.

For more information about the department, visit biology.wfu.edu.  For more
information about the position, contact Dr. Wayne Silver (
neuroethologysearch at wfu.edu): To apply, go to hr.wfu.edu/careers and select
Faculty Openings.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but materials
should be submitted by the start of application review on October 15, 2021
for full consideration. Applications should include (i) a cover letter
addressing motivation to join our teacher-scholar community (limit 1 page),
(ii) a curriculum vitae (no page limit), (iii) a statement of research
interests (limit 3-4 pages), (iv) a statement of graduate and undergraduate
teaching philosophy (limit 2 pages), and (v) a statement of how the
individual will contribute to providing or fostering diversity and
inclusion through teaching, research, and/or mentorship (limit 2 pages). We
welcome research statements that demonstrate integrative and collaborative
approaches to science that would complement ongoing research within our
scientifically diverse department. All documents should be compiled as a
single PDF file and submitted via hr.wfu.edu/careers. Selected applicants
will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation.

Wayne Silver, Ph. D.
Professor of Biology
Co-Director of Undergraduate Neuroscience Program
1834 Wake Forest Road
Room 15 Winston Hall
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: 336-758-5920
Home Page: click here
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