The Department of Biology in the College of
Science & Mathematics seeks applicants for a ten-month,
tenure track faculty position specializing in ecology and
evolution beginning August 1, 2022. The selected candidate
will be responsible for teaching courses in the
candidate’s area of expertise, maintaining scholarly
productivity, and participating in service at the department,
college, and university levels.
Valdosta State University is proud to have a highly diverse
student body, and we are seeking to recruit and retain
outstanding candidates who exhibit a clear commitment to
diversity and inclusion and who will enhance the diversity of
our faculty and staff.
For more information on the department visit https://www.valdosta.edu/biology/.
For more information contact Dr. Robert Gannon,
Department Head, via email email@example.com.
The primary teaching responsibility will be upper-level laboratory
courses in ecology and evolution and other upper-level courses
for biology majors. Secondary teaching responsibilities may
include majors and/or nonmajors
introductory biology courses with lab components. The
applicant will be expected to include undergraduate and/or
graduate (MS) students in their research program.
• Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution or related field;
• Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and
learning, as well as scholarship;
• Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• A record of effective teaching appropriate to the
applicant’s career stage;
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting;
• A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds.
Online application is required and should be submitted by
February 21, 2022.
Valdosta State University is a regional comprehensive university
located on a gorgeous 168-acre campus of palm trees, vast
green lawns, Spanish mission style architecture and an
award-winning design. The university serves a student
enrollment of approximately 11,750 from all states within the
US and hosts over 300 international students from more than
76 countries. It is located in the city of Valdosta, a very
family-friendly area with new housing developments, modest
living costs, excellent public and private schools, a vibrant
music and arts scene, and a 170-acre theme park, Wild
Adventures. The city is served by the Valdosta Regional
Airport and is home to Moody Air Force Base. It is located
just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75 and is
within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee,
Florida and a three-hour drive of Atlanta, Georgia. For more
information, visit https://www.valdosta.edu or for
information about the community visit https://www.valdostachamber.com.
Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational
institution and has a strong institutional commitment to
diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly
interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of
people, including (but not limited to) minorities and
individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has
a nondiscrimination policy that includes sex, race, color,
sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national
origin, disability, and veteran status.