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Assistant Professor (Vertebrate Paleontology)

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To apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu/postings/51184 and complete the "faculty/administrative form". Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, teaching, and curatorial interests, and names of at least three references via the above website. We will begin to review applications on November 15, 2016, but the position will remain open for applications until it is filled.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor (Vertebrate Paleontology)
Department/College/Unit Earth and Atmospheric Sciences-1086
Requisition Number F_160192
Posting Open Date 09/19/2016
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
11/15/2016
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

Applications are invited for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor with specialization in vertebrate paleontology in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The main duties of the successful candidate will be to develop an active and rigorous research program that is supported by external funding and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. In addition, the candidate will co-supervise curation of the internationally significant mammal collections within the Vertebrate Paleontology Division of the University of Nebraska State Museum (UNSM). We seek applicants with research and teaching interests that complement departmental strengths in the related fields of paleontology, sedimentary geology, and paleoclimatology.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Ph. D. in related field at the time of appointment; demonstrate strong potential for research and teaching; and research and teaching interests that complement departmental strengths in the related fields of paleontology, sedimentary geology, and paleoclimatology.

Preferred Qualifications
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
Posted Salary
How to Apply

To apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu/postings/51184 and complete the “faculty/administrative form”. Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, teaching, and curatorial interests, and names of at least three references via the above website. We will begin to review applications on November 15, 2016, but the position will remain open for applications until it is filled.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Dr. David Watkins
dwatkins1@unl.edu
1-402-472-2177

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date August 14, 2017
Appointment End Date

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of References
Optional Documents