Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), The Coburn Professor of Environmental Science, John Carroll University


The Department of Biology at John Carroll University seeks an environmental scientist with an emphasis in biological systems for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to start August 2014.  This faculty position is named for the late Dr. Miles Coburn, an esteemed professor of biology at JCU and a committed environmentalist. Candidates should have a Ph.D., with peer-reviewed publications in their field; competitive applicants will have teaching experience and/or postdoctoral training.  The successful applicant will teach our introductory year-long sequence in environmental earth science, an applied upper-level course on GIS, and develop upper-level courses in conservation, natural resources, restoration, or other courses in her/his specialty.  Depending on interest and university need, the candidate may teach environmental science courses for non-science majors.  We are seeking a candidate who will take a leadership role in our recently developed environmental science major.  Research interest is open, but the applicant must be able to develop an active research program involving undergraduate and M.S. students and be able to publish regularly.  To apply, submit by Sept. 27, 2013: letter of interest; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy; research statement; unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and three reference letters sent under separate cover to Environmental Science Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biology, John Carroll University, 1 John Carroll Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118.  Application materials may also be sent by email to Dr. Michael Martin, Biology Department Chair (; however, reference letters must come from the letter writing.  For more information, please visit John Carroll University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.