General Faculty (Non Tenure) Assistant Professor in Plant Ecology

Charlottesville, Virginia
May 27, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Req# R0024504
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The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a one-year, non-tenure-track General Faculty Assistant Professor position with an emphasis on Plant Ecology for the 2021-2022 academic year expected to begin August 25, 2021. The new hire will teach three classes or sections in both the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. One or more class will have a lab in addition to the lecture.

QUALIFCATION REQUIRMENTS: A terminal degree is required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Experience teaching Ecology classes is preferred, but not required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Apply online at  and attach the following:

  • Cover letter of interest that includes a summary of how you meet the stated qualifications, and demonstrated past experience working on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and/or working with diverse populations.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief statement of research interests
  • Teaching statement and sample syllabi
  • Contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters.
  • * Please note that all required documents MUST be uploaded in the resume box. *

    * Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration. *

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

    This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed contingent upon available funding, satisfactory performance, and the need for this position.

    For additional information about the position, please contact Xi Yang, Search Chair, at .

    For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at

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    The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.