Plant Molecular Biologist Position

John Bain Bain at
Mon Jul 22 15:13:53 EST 1996

Faculty of Arts and Science
Department of Biological Sciences

Assistant Professor; three-year term appointment for a Plant Molecular
Biologist beginning January 1, 1997; subject to budgetary approval.  

Ph.D. required by the appointment date.  Post-doctoral experience,
teaching experience and evidence of ability to develop an externally
funded research program will be assets.  Preference will be given to
applicants with research strengths in molecular applications in crop
science.  Opportunities for research collaboration exist with plant
scientists at the University of Lethbridge and with scientists at the two
regional Agriculture Canada research stations.  

The appointee will be expected to teach lower and upper level
undergraduate courses in plant molecular biology and biotechnology, cell
biology and botany for programs in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry and
Agricultural Biotechnology.  Opportunities exist for the supervision of
graduate students.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration Regulations, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  

The University aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated
potential for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.  The
University is an equal opportunity employer and offers a non-smoking

The current minimum salary for an Assistant Professor is $37,350 per

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
transcripts, statement of proposed research (similar to an abbreviated 
NSERC Operating Grant application, maximum 3 page), short statement of
teaching philosophy, a maximum of three important and/or recent
publications, and names of three referees.  The applicant should arrange
for this material and for three letters of recommendation to be sent
directly to:  Dr. Stewart Rood, Coordinator of Agricultural
Biotechnology, Department of Biological Sciences, The University of
Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4.  e.mail
rood at  The closing date for applications is 20 September 1996.

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