Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences - Genes, Genomes, and Evolution | University of Nebraska Lincoln - Military Veterans

at HERC - Central Midwest

Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: F_220197 Department: School of Biological Sciences-1076 Description of Work: The School of Biological Sciences ( SBS ), in College of Arts and Sciences ( CAS ), at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln ( UNL ) invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track, assistant professor position in Genes, Genomes and Evolution. The successful candidate will work to decipher the map between genes and traits in an evolutionary context, using integrative or multi-level approaches. This position will play a key role in furthering SBS goals to integrate across biological levels to understand how organisms develop, function, interact with, and adapt to their environment. This is the first of what is expected to be a cluster of at least two faculty in this area. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of original research as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. They will be expected to contribute toward the university's mission to promote diversity and inclusive excellence, establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program, and be dedicated to education at the undergraduate and graduate levels and committed to inclusive teaching. The successful candidate will receive dedicated lab and office space and a competitive start-up package and will have the opportunity to collaborate with an accomplished group of biologists in SBS , the Nebraska Center for Virology, and other units across the UNL campus and the University of Nebraska system. The School of Biological Sciences offers a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and welcoming place to work. As articulated in our strategic plans, SBS , CAS , and UNL are committed to enhancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in all aspects of our mission from undergraduate and graduate students to faculty and staff. The city of Lincoln, Nebraska provides an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with a lively music and art scene, a collection of over 120 parks, and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living. Learn more about the city of Lincoln at . UNL seeks to achieve a working and learning environment that is open to all people. Dignity and respect for all in the UNL community are the responsibility of each individual member of the community. The realization of that responsibility across the campus is critical to UNL's success. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See . Minimum Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline. Research experience in genes, genomes, and evolution, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Postdoctoral or equivalent training. Preferred Qualifications: Commitment to DEI , assessed with rubric.* Ability to build on and expand existing research in SBS ( ). Commitment to Teaching at Undergrad and Grad levels. Likelihood of success at intramural grants, judged by research statement. *based on Job Type: 12 Month (Faculty Only)

Lincoln, Nebraska

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