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Assistant Professor, Community or Ecosystem Ecologist

The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position in Community or Ecosystem Ecology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and a strong commitment to teaching and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates.  The area of research is open, but particular consideration will be given to candidates whose interests complement those of the existing faculty of the Department of Biology.  Primary teaching responsibilities will include a sophomore-level course in biodiversity, ecology and conservation biology, with the opportunity to develop specialty courses in an area of expertise.

The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 11,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  Information about the department is available at

Applicants should submit electronic (PDF) copies of their curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list with names and contact information for three referees, to the following site:  

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff. We welcome applications from women and minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the College.


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