Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences, General Faculty

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Employer
University of Virginia
Location
Charlottesville City, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2241950690
Discipline
Ecology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a one-year, non-tenure-track General Faculty Assistant Professor position with an emphasis on Plant Ecology for the 2021-2022 academic year expected to begin August 25, 2021. The new hire will teach three classes or sections in both the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. One or more class will have a lab in addition to the lecture.
QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: A terminal degree is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Experience teaching Ecology classes is preferred, but not required.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach the following:
- Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of how you meet the stated qualifications, and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations.
- Curriculum vitae
- Brief statement of research interests
- Teaching statement and sample syllabi
- Contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.
- Please note that all required documents MUST be uploaded in the resume box.
Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and the need for this position.
For additional information about the position, please contact Xi Yang, Search Chair, at xiyang@virginia.edu .
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.
UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ . For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/ (https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/) .
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
In 1819, Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and inaugurated a bold experiment. Two centuries later, Jefferson's vision thrives. Across Grounds - and throughout the world - UVA students, faculty, staff and alumni challenge convention, break barriers and pursue the greater good.
The University of Virginia is made up of eleven schools and affiliated foundations in Charlottesville plus the College at Wise in Southwest Virginia.
The University of Virginia Health System is a renowned academic medical center committed to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The University's Medical Center, School of Medicine and Physicians Group are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education and research.
At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers a comprehensive list of benefits and services to help staff and faculty meet their personal and family needs.

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