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Pro Tem Research Faculty - Open Pool

Job Description

Apply now Job no:531420
Work type:Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location:Eugene, OR
Categories:Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants, Environmental Studies, Earth Science

Department: Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Rank: Open Rank (available ranks specified below)
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Immediately; applications will be reviewed as needs arise, and continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until March 31, 2024.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a CV with your online application. You will also be asked to enter the names and contact information for three employment references.

Department Summary

The Institute of Ecology and Evolution (IE²) facilitates research and graduate education in ecology and evolutionary biology. The institute fosters a collegial and stimulating intellectual environment for world-class research in molecular evolution, evolutionary genetics, evolution of development, and microbial, population, community, and ecosystems ecology.

Position Summary

IE² at the University of Oregon is soliciting applications for its open applicant pool. Positions are limited duration, funding contingent post-doctoral or research appointments that are part-time or short-term, with contracts not to exceed one year, with the possibility of renewal up to a total of three years depending on program needs, funding, and performance. Successful candidates will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Examples of potential positions include research assistants, scientists, engineers, or research associates. Postdoctoral scholars will also be considered for positions providing additional training and will have a formal mentor plan. Research assistants, engineers, and scientists conduct research under the direction of a principal investigator; postdoctoral researchers conduct research under the direction of a faculty member for the purpose of acquiring research training; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.

Minimum Requirements

To qualify for the rank of Research Assistant:
• Bachelor's degree in biology or related field

To qualify for the rank of Research Scientist or Research Engineer:
• Bachelor's degree in biology or related field
• Technical skills and experience relevant to position needs

To qualify for the rank of Research Associate or Postdoctoral Scholar:
• PhD in biology or related field

Professional Competencies

• The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

University of Oregon students and employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://hr.uoregon.edu/uo-covid-19-vaccination-requirement-employee-process .

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits .

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination .

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Advertised:Mar 17, 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:Apr 1, 2024 Pacific Daylight Time

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