Paleonet: Assistant Professor (Zoology/Paleontology), Department of Biology, m University of Wisconsin, River Falls

N. MacLeod n.macleod9 at
Thu Oct 31 23:29:26 GMT 2019

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*The Position: *

Zoologist/paleontologist. Specific expertise could be in anatomy, 
ecology, systematics, evolution, wildlife, or other related field. 
Vertebrate (non--human) specialty in zoology is preferred, but others 
are encouraged to apply.  Ability to teach an undergraduate paleontology 
course is required.

This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position in the Department 
of Biology, but the position also supports the Geology program in the 
Department of Plant and Earth Science. The standard teaching load is 12 
credit (contact) hours per semester, which usually translates into two 
courses per semester, with labs, but may vary.  Starting date: August 
24, 2020.


*Specific Duties and Responsibilities:*

  * Teach undergraduate courses, likely to include: 1. Zoology and/or
    Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy; 2. Paleontology; 3. Additional
    course(s) of interest, depending on expertise, for example,
    Introductory Biology and/or Geology;Ecology;Wildlife Biology;History
    of Animal Life; taxon-specific courses (e.g., Herpetology,
    Mammalogy, Ichthyology), Global Change (Historical Geology),
    Sedimentary Geology.
  * Establish and maintain a program of
    research/scholarship/professional activities.
  * Serve as Academic Advisor to undergraduate students.
  * Engage in department, college, and university service/committees, as
    well as community service, where appropriate.

Application deadline for full consideration: December 31, 2019.

For a full description and application instructions see

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