Position: Plant Evolutionary Biologist, Univ. of Minnesota

James Beach beach at UKANS.EDU
Thu Nov 16 08:31:29 CST 2000



The Department of Plant Biology is participating in the University of

Minnesota's major new initiatives in Evolutionary Biology and Molecular and

Cellular Biology. These initiatives will involve the addition of as many as

13 new faculty to the Department during a four-year span, including four

faculty members added in the past year. In addition, a new Microbial and

Plant Genomics building will be completed in 2002. As part of these

initiatives, the Department of Plant Biology now invites applications for

or two tenure-track positions in Evolutionary Biology at the Assistant

Professor level. Applications also will be considered from outstanding

scientists at the Associate/Full Professor level. All candidates must have a

Ph.D. or international equivalent and two years relevant postdoctoral

experience. Desired experience includes a strong publication record,

of effective teaching, demonstrated research emphasis in plant biology, and

success in obtaining extramural research funding.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a strong, externally

research program in plant evolutionary biology. Research areas may include,

but are not limited to: genome evolution, evolution of higher taxa,

evolution, and evolutionary aspects of plant development. Responsibilities

also include contributing to the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission

of the Department of Plant Biology; advising undergraduate, graduate, and

postdoctoral students; and participation in professional service. Please

a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, five

reprints, and three letters of recommendation to: Plant Evolutionary Biology

Search Committee, Department of Plant Biology, University of Minnesota, 220

BioSciences Center, 1445 Gortner Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108. Review of

applications will begin December 1, 2000, with applications accepted until

position has been filled. For more information visit cbs.umn.edu and


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