Theoretical/Quantitative Ecologist, Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources ( and the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences ( at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Theoretical/Quantitative Ecology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are searching for a highly creative, productive and collaborative scientist whose work addresses fundamental topics in any area of ecological theory using modeling, computation, or other mathematical approaches. The specific research and system of study are open. The candidate is expected to have, or develop, an internationally recognized research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the candidate's area of expertise, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment, with post-doctoral experience preferred.

Applicants should submit a single PDF file containing 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a 3-page vision statement for their research program in this position (note this is not a recitation of past work), 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, and 5) three selected publications. In addition, please provide contact information for three people from whom letters of recommendation can be requested.

All application materials should be sent to Review of candidates will begin December 18th, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to the Chair of the search committee Dr. Julie Lockwood ().

Rutgers University, New Brunswick is a top ranked research institution and New Jersey's premier public university. It is a member of the Big Ten, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, and the Association of American Universities (AAU). An equal opportunity employer, Rutgers is committed to building a diverse community and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.