Position Opening

David Galbraith dgalbrai at AG.ARIZONA.EDU
Wed May 24 17:01:09 EST 1995


Assistant Professor
PLANT CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

This tenure-track position (80% research and 20% teaching)  is available on
September 1, 1995.  The successful candidate is expected to develop an
independent research program on molecular and cellular responses of plants
to abiotic stresses of importance to agriculture in the State of Arizona
and throughout the southwestern United States.  The research approach
should integrate the application of molecular and cell biology to elucidate
fundamental mechanisms regulating the response of plants to environmental
stresses such as drought, high temperature, or salinity.  Opportunities
exist for research collaborations with faculty in the department and in
related departments working at  both the cellular and whole plant levels.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate
and graduate teaching, including development of a graduate course in their
area of specialization.  The position requires a Ph.D. degree in plant
biology or a closely related field with an emphasis in cell and molecular
biology.  Candidates must demonstrate excellence in research and the
communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher.  The individual
must have postdoctoral experience with an ability to attract extramural
funding.  Send letter of application including statement on research and
teaching, resume and copies of transcripts, and have three letters of
reference sent to Robert T. Leonard, Professor and Head, Department of
Plant Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721.  Application
Deadline:  June 1, 1995   THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA IS AN EEO/AA/ADA
EMPLOYER.  WOMEN AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.





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David Galbraith
Professor of Plant Sciences
University of Arizona 
303 Forbes Building
Tucson AZ 85721
Phone  (520) 621-9153
FAX (520) 621-7186

**Please note change in area code!**
 




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