Call for Forest Ecophysiologist/Ecosystem Modeler

segnalato da Federico Magnani

West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biology beginning August 2014. We are seeking applications from individuals whose research uses modeling approaches to examine forest ecosystem processes and patterns.

The research may include topics such as primary productivity, water transport, biogeochemical cycling, climate change, or changes in other environmental factors, and may use a combination of empirical and modeling techniques to answer ecosystem questions at multiple spatial and/or temporal scales.

Requirements include a PhD, a strong record of scholarly publications, the potential to secure external funding, and evidence of effective teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with one or more years of postdoctoral research experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file including:

  • statement of research interests;
  • statement of teaching philosophy;
  • summary of prior teaching experience;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • copies of representative publications;
  • list of 3 potential references.


Review of applications will commence on November 15.

For more information about the position contact William T. Peterjohn,

West Virginia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.