Associate Professor (or Professor) of Evolutionary Ecology

University of Oxford - Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology proposes to appoint an Associate Professor or Professor in Evolutionary Ecology with effect from 1 September 2018. The successful candidate will be offered a Tutorial Fellowship by St Anne’s College, under arrangements described in the further particulars. The salary scale will be from £45,562 p.a. plus additional benefits including college housing allowance of £8,932 p.a. An allowance of £2,655 p.a. would be payable upon award of Full Professor title. Other allowances are detailed in the further particulars.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates with a strong background of using field systems and/or computational methods to address questions in evolutionary ecology, although applicants with interests in other areas of evolutionary ecology are also encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in the field of biology or another science subject appropriate to research in this field.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead a research programme and research group, to give undergraduate lectures and tutorials, to supervise graduate students and to carry out examining and administrative duties in the Department and the College.

Further particulars, containing details of the application procedure and of the duties, may be obtained from below or by contacting the Head of Department Professor Ben Sheldon (

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 12 October 2017.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

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