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Two Assistant Professorships in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto (www.eeb.utoronto.ca) invites applications for two tenure-stream appointments in ecology and evolution. These appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.  The University of Toronto is a leading academic institution with over 60 faculty members specializing in ecology and evolution.

We seek candidates who conduct conceptually driven research in ecology and evolution, especially those with research programs in disease and/or theory. We seek applications from candidates whose research program complements the research programs of the highly collaborative faculty currently in the department.

The successful applicants must have a PhD in a related field by July 1, 2018 or soon thereafter, with a record of sustained publications in top-ranked, field-relevant journals.  The appointees will be expected to build an active, externally funded and internationally recognized research program. The successful candidates will also demonstrate excellence in teaching and contributions to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students

http://www.eeb.utoronto.ca/about-us/employment/utfa.htm

Postdoctoral research fellow opportunity in wildlife movements and land use change, SCBI in Virginia and Mpala Research Centre, Kenya

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow to advance research into wildlife movements and land cover / land use change in Kenya. This is a 2-year position based at SCBI in Virginia and Mpala Research Centre (MRC) in Kenya.

The successful candidate will pursue innovative research in land cover and land use change dynamics, movement ecology, and spatial ecology, and develop applied tools and solutions for regional issues. Potential research topics include regional trends in land cover and land use change; carrying capacity of grasslands under drought stress; impacts of fencing on wildlife movements; and competition between wildlife and livestock for vegetation and water resources. The fellow’s responsibilities will include compiling remote sensing, wildlife occurrence, livestock density, human impact, and other geospatial data across Kenya; collaborating with national agencies and local groups to facilitate data compilation and integration; leading workshops to build capacity in data management and spatial analysis; participating in scientific meetings; and developing scientific publications.

Preferred start date is September 2017. To apply, see the detailed posting here.

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