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Pro Tem Research Faculty - Institute of Ecology and Evolution Open Pool

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Pro Tem Research Faculty - Institute of Ecology and Evolution Open Pool

Job no: 525912
Work type: Faculty - Pro Tempore
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Biology/Life Sciences, Research/Scientific/Grants

Department: Institute of Ecology and Evolution
Rank: Research Assistant
Annual Basis: 12 Month

Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online with a CV and cover letter and the names and contact information for three references.

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled. This pool will remain active until December 31, 2021.

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-doc or research appointments that are part time or short term, contracts not to exceed one year. Possibility of renewal up to a total of three years, depending on program needs, funding, and performance. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Examples include research assistants, scientists, engineers, or research associates, professors, or principal research scientists. Postdoctoral fellows will also be considered for positions providing additional training. 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. Research Professors and Principal Scientists will have independent funding for their position.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's or Master's degree in biology or related area required for research assistant, research scientist, and research engineer positions; Research Engineers and Scientists are distinguished by a technical skillset relevant to the position. Ph.D. required for research associate, research scientist, and research professor positions. Postdoctoral positions require a Ph.D., are designed for further training, and will have a formal mentor plan.

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

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 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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