Position Announcements at University of California Riverside

Lynda Len lyndal at citrus.ucr.edu
Mon Oct 8 14:04:51 EST 2001


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<b>Faculty Position in the Center for Plant Cell Biology</b>
<br>The Department of Botany and Plant Sciences invites applications for
an ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR in plant cell biology.&nbsp; The candidate
will join the new center for Plant Cell Biology (CEPCEB) and an active
and collegial department with broad interests in plant biology.&nbsp; 
Individuals
should work at the forefront of contemporary plant cell biology and utilize
a multidisciplinary approach in an area such as, but not limited to, cell
cycle regulation, cell wall and/or cytoskeleton dynamics and function,
programmed cell death, protein targeting, or signal transduction.&nbsp;
The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a vigorous,
innovative research program, have a strong commitment to excellence in
teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participate in 
departmental
and interdepartmental graduate programs.&nbsp; The position includes an
appointment in the Agricultural Experimental Station and will be available
July 1, 2002.&nbsp; Applicants must hold a PhD, and postdoctoral experience
is essential for candidates at the assistant level.&nbsp; CEPCEB is part
of the Institute of Genomics with excellent state-of-the-art facilities
and technical support.&nbsp; Scheduled expansion of CEPCEB includes another
assistant professor of plant cell biology to be recruited within the next
year.
<p>Review of faculty applications will begin November 1, 2001 and continue
until the position is filled.&nbsp; Interested individuals should: (1)
submit a curriculum vitae, (2) provide a statement of research interests,
and (3) have letters from three references sent (assistant level) or provide
names and addresses of three references (associate level) to:&nbsp; Dr.
Eugene Nothnagel, Chair, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences-072, 
University
of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0124.&nbsp; For additional information
about the Department and campus visit:&nbsp; <A 
HREF="http://cnas.ucr.edu">http://cnas.ucr.edu</A>.
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<p><b>Academics Coordinator II Bioinformatics Facility</b>
<br>&nbsp;The successful applicant will be expected to organize a small
bioinformatics team to provide support to the center for Plant Cell 
Biology.&nbsp;
This team will implement currently available bioinformatics tools including
relational database support and will develop user-specific data-mining
tools.&nbsp; The appointee will be expected to develop research collaborations
with the faculty and teach or organize short courses that will inform the
local community about the available bioinformatics resources.&nbsp; Applicants
must have a PhD in the Biological Sciences (Plant Biology is preferred).&nbsp;
Applicants with experience in leading a bioinformatics group will be given
preference.&nbsp; Additionally, the applicant must be proficient in one
or more programming languages (PERL, PYTHON, JAVA, C++) and have a good
understanding of database design and implementation. In addition, applicants
should have experience using one of the open source bioinformatics frameworks
such as BIOJAVA or BIOPERL.&nbsp; The applicant should have experience
with software collaboration tools such as CVS.&nbsp; The applicant will
be expected to oversee the purchase, installation, and management of the
necessary computer hardware and software required to provide bioinformatics
support to several users. A good understanding of the UNIX operating system
and systems administration is also an important qualification.
<p>Letter of application, including a curriculum vitae and three letters
of reference, should be sent to: Amy Corley, Institute of Genomics, c/o
Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 
92521-0127.&nbsp;
For additional information about the College of Natural and Agricultural
Sciences visit:&nbsp; <A 
HREF="http://cnas.ucr.edu">http://cnas.ucr.edu</A>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 
Review of
applications will begin October 1, 2001 and will continue until the position
is filled.
<p><b>Academics Coordinator II</b>
<br><b>Core Imaging and Microscopy Facility</b>
<br>The successful applicant will be expected to plan and organize all
functions of the microscopy instrumentation facility, including establishment
of workflow and procedures, selection and supervision of facility staff,
and involvement in significant research collaborations with faculty 
members.&nbsp;
The appointee will work closely with the Director of the Institute and
of CEPCEB to identify instrumentation needs and to seek funding for new
equipment.&nbsp; He or she will assist and advise faculty, students, and
others in appropriate use of facilities.&nbsp; Applicants must have a PhD
in the Biological Sciences (Plant Cell Biology is preferred) and experience
in confocal microscopy and in a wide variety of microscopic techniques.&nbsp;
Experience with deconvolution is preferred.&nbsp; The appointee would be
expected to take the initiative in evaluating and adapting new imaging
and microscopy techniques and methods.&nbsp; Oversight responsibility could
include supervision of sample preparation for Electron Microscopy.&nbsp;
An important aspect of this job is an awareness of the most recent advances
in the field, including state-of-the-art professional and technical knowledge
and innovation, and knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair.&nbsp;
Additional requirements include abilities to supervise staff and to interact
effectively with faculty, students, post-doctorates, and others.
<p>Letter of application, including a curriculum vitae and three letters
of reference, should be sent to: Amy Corley, Institute of Genomics, c/o
Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA 
92521-0127.&nbsp;
For additional information about the College of Natural and Agricultural
Sciences visit:&nbsp; <A 
HREF="http://cnas.ucr.edu">http://cnas.ucr.edu</A>.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 
Review of
applications will begin October 1, 2001 and will continue until the position
is filled.
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