Department of Integrative Biology
BIOL*3110 Population Ecology
Projected Class Enrollment: 180
Level of Appointment (i.e. full/part time): Full Time
Start Date: September 4, 2007
End Date: December 21, 2007
Salary: $6,356.25 - $7,056.25
Required Qualifications: Requirements of the position include a PhD in Biology. Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desired. This third year course provides an exploration of the structure and dynamics of animal and plant populations. The first part of the course will focus on demographic characteristics of populations and simple models of population growth and natural regulation. The second part of the course will concentrate on a variety of population processes, including predator-prey interactions, spatial dynamics, and disease-host interactions, and consider how these processes affect population dynamics. A quantitative approach emphasizing the use of mathematical models, graphical analysis, and statistics will provide the basic conceptual framework, which will be illustrated by selected case studies. The instructor, working with graduate teaching assistants will be responsible for overseeing weekly 1 hour tutorials.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience in Biology is necessary.
Where to Obtain/Send Applications: Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae to: Dr. Moira M. Ferguson, Chair Department of Integrative Biology University of Guelph Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
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Application deadline: 1 April 2007