Faculty Positions

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Ecology

The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Evolutionary Ecology. We are seeking a colleague whose research complements and expands existing strengths within the department and integrates ecology and evolution in natural populations. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent, and externally funded research program, and to contribute excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and training. We are particularly enthusiastic about candidates whose research would use the Department's Mountain Lake Biological Station, one of the premier North American field stations for evolutionary and ecological research.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience. A competitive start-up package and excellent research facilities are available. The anticipated start date for the position is July 25, 2017.

To apply, submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA ( and search for posting number 0619498. Electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 14, 2016. 

Further information about the Department of Biology and Mountain Lake Biological Station can be found at and

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Robert Cox,

Questions regarding the application process and Jobs@UVA should be directed to Richard Haverstrom,

The University performs background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  


Professional Research Staff, Staff, & Wage Positions

None at this time

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