The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
We seek to hire a population or evolutionary biologist studying mechanisms governing dynamics in natural or experimental systems. Individuals using empirical and theoretical approaches are encouraged to apply.
Faculty positions require a commitment to research, teaching, and service. Duties include developing a creative and vibrant research program in population or evolutionary biology; teaching that advances our graduate program in ecology and evolution; undergraduate teaching and advising; and mentoring graduate students.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in ecology, evolutionary biology, or related discipline; evidence of established scholarship including a strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals; and the potential for excellent teaching.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.