Job | Assistant Professor in Evolutionary Biology (Evolution, Paleobiology)

  • Position: Assistant Professor, Evolutionary Biology
  • Promoter: Buffalo State College
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in biological sciences with research experience in evolutionary biology of vertebrate or invertebrate animals
  • Location: Buffalo, New York, USA
  • Application Deadline: the position is available until filled
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Assistant Professor, Evolutionary Biology

SUNY Buffalo State seeks an evolutionary biologist with a focus on one or more groups of vertebrates or invertebrates. Possible areas of specialty may involve (but are not limited to): evolutionary ecology, evolution of animal behavior, paleobiology, evolutionary morphology, and phylogenetics. Tenure-track, competitive salary, to begin September 1, 2018. The Biology Department has well-equipped research facilities in its recently constructed Mathematics and Science Complex.

Responsibilities: Establish a research program in evolutionary biology involving undergraduate- and Master’s-level students. Teaching responsibilities will include on a rotating basis: (1) upper-division course in evolution, (2) introductory course in ecology and evolution, (3) animal diversity portion of introductory course in organismal biology, and (4) upper-division and/or graduate course(s) in area of specialty. Participate in service to Department and College.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in biological sciences with research experience in evolutionary biology of vertebrate or invertebrate animals.

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral research and/or teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates whose research complements existing departmental strengths.

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Review of applications will begin February 23, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. Qualified applicants may apply for this job posting online at For more information about the College or Department, visit Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to respect diversity and individual differences.

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Lurdes Fonseca

Assistant Professor and Researcher at University of Lisbon
Sociologist (PhD), Paleontologist (Researcher in Micropaleontology), Majors in Sociology and Biology, Minor in Geology. Main interests in Paleontology: Microfossils, Molecular fossils, Paleobiology and Paleoecology. (read more about me)