Molecular Weed Science Assistant Prof Position

MCG gawienow at uiuc.edu
Thu Dec 5 09:27:51 EST 1996


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
        DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCES
        JOB ANNOUNCEMENT


Assistant Professor of Molecular Weed Science.  Plant molecular biology
position with emphasis on fundamental weed science research and teaching.
This is a 9-month tenure tack position with opportunity for summer
appointment.  Responsibilities will be a 70% research and 30% teaching
appointment in the Department of Crop Sciences.  The successful applicant is
expected to develop an effective extramurally- funded weed molecular biology
research program that will apply molecular biology approaches to solve
fundamental problems of weed ecology/biology in agronomic crops.  Possible
research areas include, but are not limited to, the development of herbicide
resistance in weed populations, the molecular basis for weed seed dormancy,
or the genetic and physiological factors associated with interplant
competition.  The incumbent will actively participate in teaching programs
of the department, including advising undergraduate students and directing
graduate student research.  The incumbent will teach one course related to
weed science per academic year and will participate in departmental
instruction of non-agriculture students.  A Ph.D. in plant science or
related area is required.  The candidate must possess excellent
interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated ability to design,
conduct and report independent research; and a clear ability and desire to
excel in classroom teaching.  Salary will be commensurate with training and
experience.
Starting date is April 1, 1997, or when a suitable candidate is available.
For full consideration, applications will be accepted until February 14,
1997 or thereafter until a suitable candidate is identified.  Interested
persons are requested to complete an application dossier consisting of a
statement of research goals; a statement of teaching goals; a curriculum
vitae; and copies of transcripts.  Applicants must arrange for receipt of
three letters of reference and the completed dossier by Professor G. H.
Heichel, Head, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois  61801.
Telephone (217) 333-9480.  For additional information contact Dr. Edward W.
Stoller, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois  61801.
Telephone: (217) 333-9654, FAX: (217) 333-5499, email: estoller at staff.uiuc.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER.  PLEASE CITE ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER 11/96A-5355 WHEN APPLYING.



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