University of Colorado seeks assistant professor

Evaluation of applicants will commence on Oct. 15, 2016 and proceed until the Job Opportunityposition is filled.

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a fungal biologist with an emphasis on ecology and/or evolution at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. We seek an individual with a strong background in fungal biology/mycology familiar with the range of approaches (including molecular methods) used to study fungi living in aquatic, terrestrial, or host-associated environments. Expertise could include, but is not limited to: fungal interactions with plant or animal hosts/symbionts, fungal disease ecology, fungal ecophysiology, fungal controls on ecosystem functioning, or fungal biodiversity and conservation.

The successful candidate will mentor and teach at graduate and undergraduate levels and develop an externally funded research program. We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. For further information about the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology see To apply, please collate the following into a single pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references and their contact information, and no more than five pages total on research, mentoring, and teaching.

Application materials are accepted electronically at  job #06667



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