[Taxacom] Position announcement - ethnobotanist, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Vincent, Michael vincenma at miamioh.edu
Mon Oct 19 08:12:21 CDT 2015

The Department of Biology at Miami University, Oxford, OH, invites
applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in
Ethnobotany to start August 2016 to teach at the undergraduate and graduate
levels, maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the
institution.  Teaching may include introductory biology for majors or
non-majors, economic or medical botany, biotechnology, or advanced plant
biology courses in areas of expertise.  Required:  Ph.D. in biology,
botany, or a related field.  Strong candidates will have postdoctoral
experience and a demonstrated commitment to developing an externally funded
research program and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
research expertise in medicinal, pharmacological, or nutritional properties
of plants using molecular, physiological, phylogenetic, or ecological
approaches.  We are especially interested in candidates with research and
teaching experience that complement our existing departmental strengths. (
http://www.miamioh.edu/biology).  Biology has over 40 faculty with
excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research, and offers
multiple bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees in biology, botany, and in the
interdisciplinary programs of cell, molecular, and structural biology (
http://miamioh.edu/cmsb) and ecology, evolution and environmental biology (
http://miamioh.edu/eeeb). Research and teaching are supported by
outstanding core facilities, including the Willard Sherman Turrell
Herbarium, the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, the
Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, the Ecology Research Center,
and a Laboratory Animal Resources Center. Additional resources housed in
the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry include the Ohio Advanced EPR
laboratory, an NMR/MS facility that includes several high field
instruments, and a Center of Excellence for Structural Biology and
Metabonomics. Miami is a top-ranked public university for its strong
commitment to undergraduate education.  To apply, submit a letter of
application, statement of research plans, teaching philosophy, curriculum
vitae, and contact information for three references to

Review of applications starts December 1, 2015 and continues until position
is filled.  Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee,
Dr. Richard C. Moore, Associate Professor, Department of Biology,
biology at miamioh.edu.  Miami University, an EO/AA employer encourages
applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals
with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent,
harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable
accommodations for disabilities should be directed to Ms. Mary Jane
Leveline at (513) 529-2027. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be
found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html
<http://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html>. Criminal
background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Dr. Michael A. Vincent, Curator
Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Department of Biology
Miami University - MSC 1052
100 Bishop Circle, Rm. 79 Upham Hall
Oxford, Ohio 45056-1879 USA
Tel: 513-529-2755; FAX: 513-529-6900
Email: vincenma at miamioh.edu

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