Aquatic Biology job

mccourt mccourt at
Tue Feb 1 15:34:17 EST 2000

The following is posted for Dr. Stanley Cohn at DePaul University.  Please
respond to him (not to R. McCourt!) at the address shown in the ad below.


Tenure track position with full benefits to start September
1, 2000

Qualifications: Strong commitment to undergraduate
education, with a broad background in Aquatic Biology.  All
sub-disciplines and approaches will be considered, including
ecology, population biology, evolution, and systematics,
using plant, animal, protist or algal model systems. Ph.D.
required; post-doctoral experience preferred.   Previous
teaching experience is desirable.

Responsibilities:  Teaching nine course-equivalents per
three-quarter year, with a two course reduction for
research.  Lab sections count towards teaching assignment.
Teaching responsibilities to include some combination of:
introductory biology with lab for non-majors; co-teaching
one quarter of three quarter introductory biology sequence
for majors; introductory and intermediate-level
undergraduate course(s) in aquatic biology; and
graduate/advanced undergraduate course in candidate's area
of expertise.  Applicant should also exhibit willingness to
participate in interdisciplinary programs.

Active and productive research program in aquatic biology,
involving undergraduates, is required.  Start-up funds are
available from the College; research grants are provided by
the College and University on a competitive basis;
Departmental support for continuous research activity will
also be provided.  The candidate will be encouraged to seek
external funding to further support research activities.
After the first year, colleagues participate in student
academic advising and develop a program of service to the
Department, College and University.

Program:  The Dept. of Biological Sciences serves
approximately 260 undergraduate majors, sponsors M.S.
(thesis research) and M.A. graduate programs, participates
in an allied interdisciplinary major in Environmental
Sciences, and provides instruction for the General Education
Program.  We are a research-active faculty with a strong
commitment to teaching.  A spacious new Biological and
Environmental Sciences building provides modern and
well-equipped teaching and research labs and support
facilities, including animal care and greenhouse facilities.

Location:  The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences,
including the Dept. of Biological Sciences, is located at
the Lincoln Park Campus, approximately 3 miles north of
Downtown Chicago and eight blocks from Lake Michigan.  The
Lincoln Park area is considered to be among the most
desirable residential districts in Chicago.  Public
transportation and freeway access are excellent.

Application:  Applications will be accepted until position
is filled; review will begin upon receipt of completed
applications.   Please send: 1) vita; 2) three letters of
reference; 3) statement of research and teaching interests,
including your educational philosophy; and 4) list of
equipment and supply needs to: Aquatic Biology Search
Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, DePaul
University; 2325 N. Clifton Avenue; Chicago, IL 60614.
Additional inquiries to above address, or  FAX:
773/325-7596;  e-mail: scohn at The
Department of Biological Sciences seeks diversity in its
faculty.  We encourage applications from women, people of
color, and the members of other historically
under-represented groups.  DePaul University is committed to
diversity and equality in education and employment.

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