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Assistant Professor of Biology (Aquatic Ecology)

Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, USA

Required Qualifications and Education: Ph.D. in Aquatic Ecology or related aquatic science field, commitment to excellent teaching and scholarship

Preferred Qualifications and Education:  postdoctoral experience, ability to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment, expertise in phycology/algal taxonomy

Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate-level Freshwater Algae, Limnology, and other undergraduate and graduate courses in the applicant’s areas of expertise. Faculty members also advise undergraduate and graduate students; actively engage in scholarship and professional development; serve on academic committees; and participate in community engagement.

Department/Division: Biology (75%) and Annis Water Resources Institute (25%)/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

How To Apply: Apply online at Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, copies of transcripts, examples of recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  

Application Deadline Date: October 20, 2017

Posted: September 23, 2017

Part-Time lecturer position available for Spring 2018

California State University. Long Beach, California

Biology 425 Phycology (4 units- Lecture and Laboratory):

Taxonomy, phylogeny and physiology of algae, including the physiological ecology of marine macroalgae; emphasis on local marine forms.

Lecture T & TH 8-9:15 AM   Laboratory Th 9:30- 11:45 AM

Technical support for the laboratory is available.


Posted: September 21, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Arkansas. Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA


The Alverson Lab at the University of Arkansas is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work on the evolutionary genomics of marine–freshwater transitions in diatoms. The project combines genomics and experimental transcriptomics to address basic questions about the rate and mode of adaptation of marine diatoms to freshwater habitats. The researcher will also be encouraged to develop and pursue his or her own questions in this area. 


More information, with instructions on how to apply, is available here: 

Posted: September 21, 2017

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