Faculty position - Plant Pathology

Carol Auer cauer at canr1.cag.uconn.edu
Mon Jan 19 18:15:59 EST 1998


               Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology

The University of Connecticut Department of Plant Science invites
applications for a tenure-track position.  Ph.D. in Plant Pathology or
closely related area required.  Applicants should have research
experience with molecular methods and plant diseases, a strong
interest in undergraduate teaching, and a record of scholarly
contributions.  Additional desirable qualifications include training
and experience with ornamentals or turf, postdoctoral research
experience, undergraduate teaching experience, and proven ability to
obtain external funding.  The successful applicant will develop an
externally funded research program emphasizing the molecular basis of
plant pathogen-host plant interactions.  Teaching responsibilities
will include an upper-division undergraduate course in Plant Diseases
and a graduate course in an area of interest.  In addition, the
successful applicant will be expected to provide expertise to support
departmental efforts to aid the state's agricultural industry in plant
disease management.  Academic year (9 month), 60% research, 40%
teaching.  Salary negotiable and commensurate with training and
experience.  Extensive benefits available.  Closing date for
applications March 20, 1998.  Position available August 23, 1998.
Applicants should submit a letter of application including a statement
of interests and goals, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, three
letters of recommendation and reprints of no more than three recent
publications to: Dr. George C. Elliott, Plant Pathology Search
Committee, Department of Plant Science, U-67, University of
Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-4067;  fax 860-486-0682, e-mail
gelliott at canr1.cag.uconn.edu. We encourage applications from
under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with
disabilities.






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