Assistant Professor in Environmental Biology

Providence College

Providence, RI

ID: 7060163
Posted: September 9, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Biology at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2020 to support a recently developed Environmental Biology Major.

We seek outstanding candidates who hold a Ph.D. (post-doctoral experience preferred) in Environmental Science or a closely related discipline, such as Biology, Ecology, Marine Science, Conservation Biology and Geoscience.

Essential Duties
Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students. We are open to considering candidates in any area of relevant expertise in the environment and who may foster collaborations among the diverse faculty at Providence College. Examples of areas of interest: community response to climate change; conservation; surface and ground water hydrology; effects of contaminants, such as marine and coastal plastics; biological sequestration of carbon; and organismal responses to ocean warming and acidification.

Education and Experience Required
Ph.D. by date of appointment is required.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number F61P
Open Date 09/06/2019
Close Date 11/01/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
Review of applications will begin by November 2019. Applicants should submit on-line a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of reference. Complete details on this position are available on the College web site at:

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts would be required upon employment.

For additional information please contact: Dr. Patrick J. Ewanchuk, Assistant Chair, Biology Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918-0001 or

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. The Biology Department places a high value on hiring individuals who are dedicated to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds to help promote an equitable and inclusive learning experience. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color.


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