Faculty Job Listing

Rob Ferl robferl at ufl.edu
Wed Jun 28 15:07:07 EST 2000



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT


Title:                  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Location:               HORTICULTURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
                          INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (IFAS)
                          UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
                          GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32611

Position Open To:       SEPTEMBER 15, 2000

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plant molecular biologist/geneticist; 80%
Research, 20% Teaching. The Horticultural Sciences Department at the
University of Florida is seeking an Assistant Professor who can establish a
vigorous, externally funded research program in the basic processes of
molecular biology, cellular biology or development of plants. Research
programs using model systems and/or genomics approaches are welcome, and
application of these approaches to strawberry is encouraged. The successful
candidate will have the opportunity to develop a course in their area of
expertise, be expected to participate in graduate education, chair graduate
committees, and supervise thesis and dissertation research. The
Horticultural Sciences Department, the Program in Plant Molecular and
Cellular Biology, and the UF Genetics Institute offer a rich academic
environment for basic research and the opportunity to address application
of modern methods to plant improvement. This is a 12-month appointment with
a competitive salary and support package commensurate with experience.
Implementation of the Affirmative Action program of the University of
Florida is required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology
or a related field as well as postdoctoral and/or academic
experience.  Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate teaching,
research and publication capabilities as well as possess skills in oral and
written communication.

   OTHER INFORMATION: The Horticultural Sciences Department
[http://www.hos.ufl.edu/] is a unit of the Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences of the University of Florida. The department has 30
research, teaching and extension faculty at Gainesville and 41 affiliate
faculty
   stationed at various Research and Education Centers throughout the state.
The graduate training and research environment at the University of Florida
offers opportunities for participation in the
   Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program
[http://www.ifas.ufl.edu/~PMCB/ and the Interdisciplinary Center for
Biotechnology Research [http://www/biotech.ufl.edu].

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a letter of application including a
statement of interest and career goals, a curriculum vitae, official
transcript of all university work and the names, addresses and emails of
five (5) references to the Search and Screen Committee Chair below. In
addition to hard copies, applicants should send a PC disk with .pdf
versions of their application materials.  Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply.

REFER TO POSITION #916070

                   RETURN INQUIRIES TO:

                     Dr. Robert J. Ferl, Chair Search and Screen Committee
                     Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
                     Horticultural Sciences Department
                     PO Box 110690
                     University of Florida
                     Gainesville, FL
                     32611-0690

                     Phone: (352) 392-1928 ext. 301
                     Fax:    (352) 392-6479
                     E-mail: robferl at ufl.edu

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access,
affirmative action employer.  The "government in the sunshine" laws of
Florida require that all documents relating to the search process,
including letters of application/nomination and reference, be available for
public inspection.


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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT


Title:			ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Location:		HORTICULTURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
			INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES (IFAS)
			UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
			GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA 32611

Position Open To:	SEPTEMBER 15, 2000

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plant molecular biologist/geneticist; 
80% Research, 20% Teaching. The Horticultural Sciences Department at 
the University of Florida is seeking an Assistant Professor who can 
establish a vigorous, externally funded research program in the basic 
processes of molecular biology, cellular biology or development of 
plants. Research programs using model systems and/or genomics 
approaches are welcome, and application of these approaches to 
strawberry is encouraged. The successful candidate will have the 
opportunity to develop a course in their area of expertise, be 
expected to participate in graduate education, chair graduate 
committees, and supervise thesis and dissertation research. The 
Horticultural Sciences Department, the Program in Plant Molecular and 
Cellular Biology, and the UF Genetics Institute offer a rich academic 
environment for basic research and the opportunity to address 
application of modern methods to plant improvement. This is a 
12-month appointment with a competitive salary and support package 
commensurate with experience. Implementation of the Affirmative 
Action program of the University of Florida is required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in molecular 
biology or a related field as well as postdoctoral and/or academic 
experience.  Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate 
teaching, research and publication capabilities as well as possess 
skills in oral and written communication.


OTHER INFORMATION: The Horticultural Sciences Department 
[http://www.hos.ufl.edu/] is a unit of the Institute of Food and 
Agricultural Sciences of the University of Florida. The department 
has 30 research, teaching and extension faculty at Gainesville and 41 
affiliate faculty
stationed at various Research and Education Centers throughout the 
state. The graduate training and research environment at the 
University of Florida offers opportunities for participation in the
Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program 
[http://www.ifas.ufl.edu/~PMCB/ and the Interdisciplinary Center for 
Biotechnology Research [http://www/biotech.ufl.edu].

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a letter of application 
including a statement of interest and career goals, a curriculum 
vitae, official transcript of all university work and the names, 
addresses and emails of five (5) references to the Search and Screen 
Committee Chair below. In addition to hard copies, applicants should 
send a PC disk with .pdf versions of their application materials. 
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

REFER TO POSITION #916070

				RETURN INQUIRIES TO:

							Dr. Robert J. 
Ferl, Chair
							Search and 
Screen Committee
							Institute of 
Food and Agricultural Sciences
							Horticultural 
Sciences Department
							PO Box 110690
							University of Florida
							Gainesville, 
FL 32611-0690

							Phone: (352) 
392-1928 ext. 301
							Fax:	(352) 392-6479
							E-mail:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, 
affirmative action employer.  The "government in the sunshine" laws 
of Florida require that all documents relating to the search process, 
including letters of application/nomination and reference, be 
available for public inspection.

Update:  May 19, 2000


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Robert J. Ferl, PhD
Biotechnology and Horticultural Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0690

(352) 392-1928 x301  *  RobFerl at ufl.edu
(352) 392-4072  (FAX) *  http://www.ifas.ufl.edu/~robferl/
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