Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution, Environmental Biology


Columbia University


Monday, December 2, 2019

Start Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University invites applications for a faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2020. This is a search for an expert in the field who uses modern experimental, computational, or theoretical approaches in the lab or in the field to study outstanding questions in areas relevant to the Department. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that complements and augments existing strengths within E3B, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

E3B is an intellectually diverse and stimulating department consisting of a vibrant and close-knit community. It has strong links to other departments and disciplines at the University, including evolutionary biologists (, earth and sustainability scientists (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory and the Earth Institute), infectious disease transmission (Columbia School of Public Health), and neuroscientists (Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute). E3B also has close ties with New York partner institutions, including the American Museum of Natural History, the New York Botanical Garden, the Wildlife Conservation Society, and the EcoHealth Alliance. These connections provide excellent opportunities for interaction and collaboration.

The application deadline is December 2, 2019. Please submit applications online through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) at:

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a one-page teaching statement, and contact information for three references who will be asked to upload a letter into RAPS. Interviews will begin in January, 2020.