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2 job announcements -U Alaska Fairbanks

John Demboski ftjrd at aurora.alaska.edu
Sun Dec 8 19:20:27 EST 1996

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking qualified applicants
for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions: Cellular/Molecular
Biologist and Vertebrate Nutritional Physiologist/Ecologist.
Descriptions of both vacancies follow below and you can see these
announcements at this URL: http://zorba.uafadm.alaska.edu/iab/index.html.

Please respond to the appropriate Chair of each search committee for more


The Department of Biology and Wildlife and Institute of Arctic Biology at
the University of Alaska Fairbanks seek qualified applicants for
the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Cellular/Molecular
Biology. The appointee is expected to establish a productive research
program at the cellular or molecular level that ideally will integrate
with existing faculty interests including: high latitude physiology,
neurobiology, endocrinology, or chronobiology. The successful applicant
will be expected to teach two courses/year including cell biology
and an additional course such as developmental biology or molecular
biology, and to supervise graduate students. An earned Ph.D. in
biology or related field is mandatory; post-doctoral and teaching
experience are preferred.

Initial support for graduate student teaching assistants, laboratory
space, and start-up funds are included in this appointment which is
expected to begin in fall of 1997. Qualified women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.

Send applications including: statements of research interest, teaching
philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference by January
15, 1997 to:

Dr. Gerald Shields
Chair, Cellular/Molecular Search
Department of Biology and Wildlife and
Institute of Arctic Biology,
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks AK 99775
(907) 474-7656, Fax
(907) 474-6967
E-mail: gshields at redback.lter.alaska.edu

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is the Land Grant,
Sea Grant, and Space Grant institution in Alaska.

The University of Alaska is an Educational Institution and an EEO and
Affirmative Action Employer. Your Application for Employment
with The University of Alaska May Be Subject to Public Disclosure

Tenure Track Position
Vertebrate Nutritional

The Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic
Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seek a faculty member for
a tenure-track position at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. Candidates
are expected to have an earned doctorate in Biology or closely
related field with expertise in both laboratory and field research, and
interests in working at levels from molecular to the whole animal. The
successful candidate will be a critical member of a group of researchers
by bridging the disciplines of wildlife ecology, physiology, and
molecular biology. This individual also will be expected to:

develop a strong externally funded research program, mentor graduate
students, and
teach two courses per year, including Nutritional and
Physiological Ecology of Wildlife.

Extensive facilities are available including:
captive research herds of muskox and caribou (Large Animal Research
Station),  a remote field station north of the Arctic circle (Toolik
Field Station), animal vivarium equipped to conduct research in
environmental physiology, and a Core DNA Sequencing Facility.

We encourage candidates with the potential for forming collaborative
research programs with applied resource agencies and with existing
faculty having interests in physiological and ecological adaptations to
northern environments and ruminant physiological ecology. We especially
encourage the application of qualified women and minority candidates. The
possibility exists for a shared tenure-track position forcandidates with
spouses. Preference will be given to candidates with
postdoctoral and university teaching experience, and a strong publication

To apply, send curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and
teaching philosophy, copies of pertinent reprints, and have three letters
of reference sent to:

Dr. James Sedinger
Search Chair
Institute of Arctic Biology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK
(907) 474-6598
E-mail: ffjss at aurora.alaska.edu

Closing date: 15 December 1996

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