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Biogeochemistry faculty position in Biology at Kent State University

Come join the team of amazing scientists at Kent State University. I am not involved in the search and it’s not my department, but I’d still love to see a great new collaborator (co-conspirator?) arrive on campus. 

Tenure-Track Faculty Position – Biogeochemistry

Kent State University Department of Biological Sciences is seeking applicants to fill a tenure-track position in the field of Biogeochemistry. Researchers will be considered from all areas of biogeochemistry and related fields such as ecosystem ecology, microbial ecology, aquatic ecology, soil science, and plant physiological ecology.

We are particularly interested in applicants who complement our strengths and can take advantage of our vibrant doctoral program, wide variety of field sites and excellent core research facilities, and interdisciplinary Center for Ecology and Natural Resource Sustainability. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a highly productive extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research, direct theses and dissertations, and exhibit a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Ecology, Biology, or equivalent discipline, and post-doctoral experience. The position is available at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks; candidates at the Associate Professor level would be expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding. Salary and startup funds are competitive and commensurate with academic qualifications and prior experience.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation by email to; or by mail to: Chair, Biogeochemist Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001

Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.