NOTICE OF VACANCY
TITLE: Assistant Professor of the Institute of Biological Chemistry
DESCRIPTION: Full-time, tenure-track, academic year faculty (88% Research,
12% Instruction) position.
LOCATION: Institute of Biological Chemistry
College of Agriculture and Home Economics
Washington State University
LINE OF RESPONSIBILITY: The appointee is responsible to and functions
under the general direction of the Director of the Institute of Biological
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Professor will be expected to
establish and conduct an innovative research program of superior scope and
quality that will generate new knowledge at the frontiers of plant
biochemistry and molecular biology. The Assistant Professor will be
expected to generate extramural support to help fund the research.
Participation in graduate level teaching is expected.
1. Ph.D. (or equivalent).
2. Postdoctoral experience.
3. An established record of research using biochemical and molecular
approaches to address fundamental questions important to basic plant
biology and to agriculture.
SALARY: Salary will be negotiated.
APPLICATION: A letter of application containing a brief description of
research accomplishments, a statement of teaching and research interests
and goals and a curriculum vitae should be sent by mail to Assistant
Professor Search, c/o Dr. Michael Kahn, Institute of Biological Chemistry,
Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6340. The applicant should
also arrange to have three or more letters of recommendation sent to Dr.
Kahn. Candidates high on our priority list will be required to provide
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 31, 1996 (or until suitable candidate can be
EFFECTIVE DATE: September 1, 1996
Washington State University is a comprehensive land-grant research
institution with an enrollment of approximately 17,000 students. There are
seven colleges on the Pullman campus that offer doctoral degrees in 44
disciplines; master's and bachelor's degrees are offered in 55 areas of
study. The Institute of Biological Chemistry is a research and teaching
unit within the College of Agriculture and Home Economics that investigates
fundamental questions important to basic plant biology and to agriculture.
WSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer.
Women, ethnic minorities, Vietnam-era, or disabled veterans, persons of
disability and/or persons over the age of 40 are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens.
All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required
by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Accommodations for
applicants who qualify under the American with Disabilities Act are
available upon request.