I wanted to share the good news that we are going to be hiring a population biologist at the assistant level to start July 1, 2015.

The full add is:


The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin July 1, 2015. Preference will be given to candidates who combine theory with state-of-the-art field, laboratory, and quantitative tools to study ecological, evolutionary and/or environmental processes at population scales. Relevant research areas include, among others, functional, comparative or evolutionary genomics of populations, population genetics, and population ecology.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and a record of outstanding scholarship that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions in ecology and evolutionary biology. E3B is part of an extensive network of some of the world’s foremost research institutions in the biological, physical and social sciences (www.columbia.edu/cu/e3b ). The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program that complements and augments existing strengths within E3B and related institutions, and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, contact information for three reference letter writers, and three PDFs of re-prints/pre-prints. For more information and to apply, please go to


Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.