Integrative Evolutionary Biologist assistant/associate professor job opportunity announced

Job Title: Assistant/Associate ProfessorJob OpportunityIntegrative Evolutionary Biologist

We seek applicants with an excellent track record and promising trajectory of research integrating evolutionary biology with other disciplines utilizing transformative, innovative, empirically driven approaches. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise in evolutionary genetics/genomics and related areas and will be expected to continue or build a successful record of extramural funding and to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are looking for an early to mid-career scientist, to be appointed as an Assistant or Associate Professor, who is using the power of cutting-edge evolutionary biology and new data streams to break new ground and address real-world biological or biomedical issues. Potential research areas could include, but are not limited to: evolutionary genetics and genomics, population genetics; phylodynamics, epidemiology and disease evolution/ecology; human health/genetics. A focus on any organism or system is welcome.

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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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