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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Mammal Ecology

UND Biology Department
Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
Competitive and commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 12, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Wildlife Biology
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Employment Type
Full time

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The Biology Department in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Dakota (UND) is seeking a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor specializing in Mammal Ecology starting August 16, 2023.

The Biology Department serves > 500 undergraduate and >25 graduate students. In addition to teaching, faculty members conduct research addressing fundamental and applied questions in the biological sciences. The department offers graduate degrees through the Ph.D. and active training of graduate students is expected. The Fisheries and Wildlife program boasts an active student population whose graduates often go on to positions with state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, and other conservation organizations.

We seek a broadly trained Mammal Ecologist to strengthen the wildlife aspect of the program. We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in field studies combined with strong skills in data analytics, ecological modeling, or disease ecology.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please see the full posting ( for duties and responsibilities and required competencies.

Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology, Ecology, Conservation Biology, or related discipline and successful completion of a criminal history background check. Preferred qualifications: Research experience in mammal ecology, relevant postdoctoral experience, experience obtaining extramural research funding, experience working with graduate students in research, experience teaching undergraduate or graduate courses related to mammal ecology and wildlife conservation and management, and experience working with a variety of stakeholders (e.g., state and federal agencies, non-governmental, landowners, industry).

UND is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application review will begin October 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please apply through the UND Human Resources Job Openings posting.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Kathryn Yurkonis (search chair) at


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