Assistant Professor Position, Molecular Systematics

Jim Woolley JimWoolley at TAMU.EDU
Wed May 5 11:11:24 CDT 1999

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The Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University is seeking an
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR to provide research leadership in the area of
insect molecular systematics.  Duties include developing an
aggressive, externally funded research program and teaching a graduate
course in theory of insect systematics and an existing undergraduate
course appropriate to the needs of the department and the candidate's
abilities.  Suitable research areas include investigation of
phylogenetic relationships, modes of speciation, and improved
classification of insects at any taxonomic level.  Successful
candidate will be expected to recruit and train graduate students.
Candidates who combine molecular methods with morphological and
collection-based research are preferred, as are candidates that apply
research results to issues in applied entomology.  Technical
competence in a variety of molecular techniques including sequencing
of appropriate gene regions and phylogenetic analysis of sequence
data is expected.  Ph.D. required.  Postdoctoral experience, a proven
record of research productivity, and demonstrated ability to secure
external research funding preferred.  Interested individuals should
submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching
interests, transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of four people who can be contacted for references by 1 August 1999 to:
Dr. Ray Frisbie, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University,
College Station, Texas, 77843.  Telephone 409-845-2516; fax
409-845-6305; email r-frisbie at  Texas A&M is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.

Jim Woolley
Professor, Graduate Advisor
Department of Entomology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-2475
(409) 845-9349
(409) 845-6305  FAX
JimWoolley at

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