Job announcements - Botany, Miami University

Michael Vincent vincenma at MUOHIO.EDU
Wed Sep 22 09:37:05 CDT 2004

Faculty Positions
Evolutionary Biology and Bioinformatics
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Department of Botany

Applications are invited for two tenure-track Assistant Professorships,
beginning August 2005 on the Oxford campus, to join a broadly based
department committed to educational and scholarly excellence,
faculty/student diversity, and international preeminence as a comprehensive
botanical program.  Ph.D. in botany/closely related discipline and
commitment to teacher-scholar excellence required.  Postdoctoral experience
is preferred.  Candidates will teach courses from introductory to graduate
level, develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program, mentor
student research, and perform service to the Univesity. Participation in
interdisciplinary graduate programs in Ecology and/or Molecular Biology, as
appropriate, is expected.

Evolutionary Biology:  We are seeking candidates with expertise in the
evolutionary biology of plants, fungi, or protists. Applications are
encouraged from scientists who are investigating evolutionary questions at
the molecular, cellular, or organismal level.

Bioinformatics:  We seek a plant biologist with expertise in bioinformatics
with strong computer and programming skills.  Research areas may include
(but are not limited to): genomics, functional genomics, proteomics, gene
expression, or systems biology/modeling.

Miami University is ranked among the top national public universities. The
Oxford campus, 32 miles NW of Cincinnati, has over 16,000 students. The
Botany Department (17 full-time/3 affiliate faculty, 32 graduate/60
undergraduate students) offers B.S./A.B. through Ph.D. degrees in Botany
and an M.A.T. in Biological Science. The Turrell Herbarium, Electron
Microscopy Facility, Ecology Research Center, and Center for Bioinformatics
and Functional Genomics offer research support (see
for additional information).  Applications (curriculum vitae; teaching
statement including experience, interests, and philosophy; statement of
research goals and experience; 3 reprints) and 3 reference letters should
be sent to:  Dr. Linda E. Watson, Chair, (indicate Evolutionary Biology or
Bioinformatics Search), Department of Botany, Miami University, Oxford, OH
45056  fax (513) 529-4243.  Screening begins 15 November 2004.  Miami
University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Dr. Michael A. Vincent, Curator
W.S. Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Department of Botany
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056 USA
TEL: 513-529-2755
FAX: 513-529-4243
Email: VincenMA at
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