Faculty position - Plant Biochemist

Arthur Hunt aghunt00 at pop.uky.edu
Mon Apr 21 19:48:51 EST 1997


Plant Biochemist

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in the Department
of
Agronomy at the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in plant biochemistry, plant
physiology or a related field, and postdoctoral experience in
biochemistry,
molecular biology or other pertinent areas.  We are seeking an
entry-level
scientist, but rank is negotiable in the case of an exceptionally
qualified
individual.  Applications from minorities and groups under-represented
in the sciences are strongly encouraged.  The successful candidate will
be
expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research
program, and to be responsible for teaching a graduate level course in
plant biochemistry.  Opportunities are available to participate in
teaching
and advising activities associated with several undergraduate programs
as
well.  Priority research areas include seed biology/physiology,
biochemical
and molecular approaches to metabolic processes, structure/function
relationships of macromolecules, and the biochemical basis of plant
development.  Review of applications will begin June 6, 1997 with a
target starting date in late 1997.  Candidates should provide a letter
of
application, a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests
and
have three letters of reference sent to:

Plant Biochemistry Search
ATTN: Dr. Scott Smith, Chair
Department of Agronomy
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0091.

For more information contact:

Dr. Joe Chappell, Plant Physiology/ Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Program at chappell at pop.uky.edu.






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