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
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
molecular biology or other pertinent areas.  We are seeking an
scientist, but rank is negotiable in the case of an exceptionally
individual.  Applications from minorities and groups under-represented
in the sciences are strongly encouraged.  The successful candidate will
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
and advising activities associated with several undergraduate programs
well.  Priority research areas include seed biology/physiology,
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
application, a curriculum vitae, a description of research interests
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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