Assistant Professor of Insect Ecological Physiology

The School of Integrative Biology and the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, seek an outstanding scientist with a background and experience in insect ecological physiology for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level with the anticipated start date of August 16, 2017. A Ph.D. or equivalent in entomology, ecology, evolution, physiology, biology or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with rank and qualifications. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and collaborate with other faculty to develop research initiatives relevant to ecological physiology. Applicants will be evaluated on their record and promise of excellence in research and teaching.

The ideal candidate will work at the interface of some combination of ecology, evolutionary biology, development, behavior, and molecular genetics.

Urbana-Champaign, located 120 miles south of Chicago, offers a variety of cultural opportunities that showcase the area’s diverse ethnic population, superb public and private schools, quality public transportation, and a rapidly expanding community of high-tech businesses.

To ensure full consideration please create your candidate profile through and upload your application materials: application letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research and plans, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three or more personal references by the closing date of December 1, 2016. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. For further information contact: Insect Ecological Physiology Search Committee; or 217 333-3488. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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