Assistant Professor, USA (closes January 31)

 14th Jan 2020

Assistant Professor of Animal Studies with a specialty in Animal Behavior

Eckerd College
St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

New tenure-track position, to start in September, 2020. Ph.D. in Animal Behavior, Biology, Primatology, Psychology, or related-field required. We seek an applicant committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research. Teach seven courses per academic year (3-1-3), including Animal Behavior, Statistical Methods, and Introduction to Animal Studies. Also, as needed, offer Practicum in Animal Studies, Senior Capstone, or an elective in area of specialty to contribute to courses for a newly developed, interdisciplinary program in Animal Studies.

Participation in an interdisciplinary, values-oriented general education program is required, including a regular rotation in the two-semester first-year program. Eckerd College, the only independent national liberal arts college in Florida, has a tradition of innovative education and teaching/mentoring excellence. Submit a letter of application, vita, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and contact information for three references so that letters of recommendation can be requested, via . Applications
must be complete by January 31, 2020. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Lauren Highfill ().


Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups. 

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