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Assistant Professor --Climate Change and Biodiversity

Employer
Stony Brook University
Location
Stony Brook, New York
Closing date
Oct 19, 2023

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Education / Training
Discipline
Climate Change
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Permanent

Assistant Professor --Climate Change and Biodiversity

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Open Date:
Sep 14, 2023

Deadline:
Nov 08, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

Stony Brook University invites applications for a computational ecologist or evolutionary biologist at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of climate change and biodiversity. This is a joint position between the https://www.stonybrook.edu/ecoevo/index.html and the https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/iacs/index.php. The successful applicant will employ innovative computational and data science approaches to address the causes, consequences, and prevention of biodiversity loss in relation to the global climate crisis. The successful candidate must display an interest and ability to collaborate with the breadth of interdisciplinary research ongoing at IACS. The candidate's teaching would be divided between courses in the Department of Ecology and Evolution and those serving IACS's existing certificate programs in data science and computation.

We seek a candidate to augment or complement one or more of the university's current research strengths and to develop an interdisciplinary research program. The applicant will educate our diverse body of students as global citizens and give them the broad perspective needed to confront two of the most important global challenges of the 21st century. The successful candidate will have numerous opportunities to collaborate and interact with faculty in the social sciences and other areas of the natural and computational sciences, forming a critical link in the study of the interconnectedness of political, ecological, and social systems. One possible opportunity is Stony Brook University's rolehttps://link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com/ls/click?upn=CrMabAAFAEDreq9JfD30e1sg6-2FncoojzGkcxvU2xJtjb48YmqpWVSleWetOFnbMBQwyP_DSjc9tikVVmYQQ3hDE-2BpHIo6CYlCiV-2B9crqloVOQEzwYwJpuTI9FMZg5YwU-2B6h8LSDof-2FFPqA1WFesGBSylYIBHOyXiP2kU-2BKC7bF68h4ctSRQ5mIj4qzRgB-2BEWTnt9-2FtMWBj7sN2On-2F0KqpgjjENY-2FqSiMdFOW7AKoPX9rh1Z7tOlUyhGlFDpDW4w5ZPEVkoHqP9srITCXdrzxsY8sVORcQKWBNi1lWk41FQ4aZ9K9g7qd-2BSBZ8RTIlPyXEHrjH03x8AUuJsH8nmXuYHOVkH-2FjVPFXn3-2BZBVB-2F8SWJv6sNBSKw3o1Ce6YFE8SHr-2Bap-2BeHqhiskLNcs2FkDBXvSPzForeVpElARU-2BI-2B9TOlJyteJFff-2BJfu1cphzLtWT-2FF07vpnu1yfvkanaHtmOtJqgtw-3D-3D for the NY Climate Exchange, a world-leadinghttps://link.mediaoutreach.meltwater.com/ls/click?upn=CrMabAAFAEDreq9JfD30e6Mpv3DSGl9bU-2B7MlcTyC20UTFOZPYZak5gAPBrC3g6vraF6HePuf2zUwRVzlyC-2Bjw-3D-3D-2_Y_DSjc9tikVVmYQQ3hDE-2BpHIo6CYlCiV-2B9crqloVOQEzwYwJpuTI9FMZg5YwU-2B6h8LSDof-2FFPqA1WFesGBSylYIBHOyXiP2kU-2BKC7bF68h4ctSRQ5mIj4qzRgB-2BEWTnt9-2FtMWBj7sN2On-2F0KqpgjjENY-2FqSiMdFOW7AKoPX9rh1Z7tOlUyhGlFDpDW4w5ZPEVkoHqP9srITCXdrzxsY8sVORcQKWBNi1lWk41FQ4aZ9K9ywQ0iz6Hd530ZaIR0eOiJgROALdmjUvWyRngoJ1dH0nqT8vdvPdkN7eLjxdw7TSbZCyGdBrlIEnwl3oonuo4Wg-2FWteVf1w3V6R-2Fuq5WzT-2FLWtYi28DaAtZkLbow8NIPdZKstH455NwIkXmqlXw9xc4UTx8Qw8c-2BisySo-2FKrUmZw-3D-3D based in New York Harbor, which will be a first-of-its-kind international center for developing and deploying dynamic solutions to our global climate crisis. Candidates whose work may intersect with this new center are encouraged to apply, although we encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and expertise.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:


Doctoral Degree in a field closely related to the subject of the search in hand by August 15, 2024.


Evidence of research activity relevant to the subject of the search.

Preferred Qualifications:


Postdoctoral training in a field closely related to the subject of the search.


High quality research and publications relevant to the subject of the search.


History of, or strong potential for, attracting external funding.


Teaching experience and strong teaching statement.


Potential for interdisciplinary computational research.


Commitment to expanding diversity in the fields of ecology and evolution and/or computation.

Application Instructions

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4599425.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will start on Oct. 23, 2023, and applications will continue to be accepted until Nov 6, 2023. Applications must be submitted through Interfolio by clicking "Apply Now". Applications must include a cover letter; CV; statements of research (3 pp.), teaching (2 pp.), and diversity (1 p.); and the names and contact information of three references. The research statement should include a plan for obtaining external funding. The diversity statement should stress past or potential leadership in advancing excellence in diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging as a teacher and a researcher in higher education in accordance with Department of E&E's commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion of individuals from a broad range of backgrounds and to maintaining a welcoming and respectful community that encourages intellectual growth of all. Applications should be addressed to the Search Committee. Questions should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Stephen Baines.

Campus Description:

Stony Brook University is one of two officially designated research-intensive flagship campuses within the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The University embraces its mission to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate and professional education of the highest quality, and its rankings bear that out. It is included among the top 40 public universities by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 rankings of best public universities. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, composed of the top 69 research institutions in North America. Stony Brook University ranks among the top 10 colleges and universities in the nation for moving students from the bottom fifth to the top one-fifth of income distribution. The University’s Center for Inclusive Education coordinates support for graduate students from under-represented backgrounds, including fellowship programs and community building, and supports faculty efforts in broadening participation.

As Long Island’s largest single-site employer, Stony Brook has nearly 15,000 full- and part-time employees, including more than 2,700 faculty. It has an estimated 25,710 students, including 17,509 undergraduate students and 8,201 graduate students. It offers more than 200 majors, minors and combined-degree programs. The Department of Athletics supports 16 Division I varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the highest level within the NCAA. Located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore, Stony Brook is situated on 1,454 wooded acres, encompassing 13 schools and colleges; a Research and Development Park; world-class athletics facilities, including an 8,300-seat stadium and a 4,000-seat arena; and Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island’s premier academic medical center. The university also maintains a campus in Southampton, New York, which is the site of the Marine Sciences Center and offers graduate arts programs. In addition, Stony Brook has a role in running Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast. The Emerson String Quartet has been Quartet-in-Residence at Stony Brook, and the university oversees the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, NY. Stony Brook also serves as the U.S. base for the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar. Stony Brook sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

About the College of Arts and Sciences:

As part of a great research university, the College of Arts and Sciences at Stony Brook University incubates creative work and scholarship in fundamental disciplines, connecting with medicine, technology, public policy, culture, education, the arts, business and environment. As the liberal arts college for the campus, we help students and faculty explore diverse possibilities that exceed their initial expectations and prepare for a lifetime of learning and discovery. http://www.stonybrook.edu/cas/

EEO Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity and Access at (631)632-6280.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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