The University of Utah seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level focused on biodiversity science in the area of paleoecology or conservation biology, broadly defined. This is a joint hire between the Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) and either the Department of Geology & Geophysics or the Department of Biology at the University of Utah. Areas of research emphasis could include fundamental questions of process and response in ecosystems to past and present global change; applying quantitative tools to understand geospheric and biospheric interactions over ecological and geological timescales; evolutionary, ecological, and/or biogeographic responses to perturbations such as landscape change, climate change, extinction, invasive species, etc.; and/or citizen science.
applications will begin October 15, 2016 and will continue until the
position is filled. For full details and to apply on line, see https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56783.
Other positions include:
Paleo-Ecology OR Conservation Biology: Cluster hire with the Natural History Museum, focused on Sustaining Biodiversity
Energy Geoscience: at the Associate Prof level
Earth Systems Scientist AND a Social Scientist: Cluster hire on Society, Water and Climate