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Job Opportunities in Biological Sciences

Ecology Faculty Position
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the Bronx for Fall 2019. The successful applicant will support the interdisciplinary undergraduate Environmental Science major offered jointly by the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Natural Sciences, Physics, and Mathematics. Applicants will also contribute to the Biological Sciences Department’s vibrant MS and Ph.D. graduate programs.

Applicants will have a Ph.D. in a life or environmental science, or related field, and are expected to have substantial research skills and a strong publication record. Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring is required. The successful applicant is expected to establish a strong research program that attracts external funding and involves undergraduate and graduate students. The Department provides excellent research facilities, start-up funds, 9-month salary support, and benefits. We also offer opportunities to collaborate with faculty at the Louis Calder Center - Biological Field Station and scientists at the New York Botanical Garden. Learn more about the biological sciences department. Learn more about the environmental science program.

Applicants should email a single PDF application file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, research and teaching statements and three reprints to pmeneses@fordham.edu. Address the cover letter to Dr. PI Meneses, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018.

Fordham University is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from all backgrounds. As Fordham’s student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are committed to being a leader in growing academic excellence by the recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive faculty, administration, and staff. Fordham is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.