The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a fungal biologist with an emphasis on ecology and/or evolution at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. We seek an individual with a strong background in fungal biology/mycology familiar with the range of approaches (including molecular methods) used to study fungi living in aquatic, terrestrial, or host-associated environments. Expertise could include, but is not limited to: fungal interactions with plant or animal hosts/symbionts, fungal disease ecology, fungal ecophysiology, fungal controls on ecosystem functioning, or fungal biodiversity and conservation.

The successful candidate will mentor and teach at graduate and undergraduate levels and develop an externally funded research program. We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. For further information about the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology see

To apply, please collate the following into a single pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references and their contact information, and no more than five pages total on research, mentoring, and teaching.
Application materials are accepted electronically at job # 06667

Evaluation of applicants will commence on 15 October 2016 and proceed until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: [email protected]….

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