Plant Cell Signalling Position UMass Boston

Ken Kleene kenneth.kleene at umb.edu
Fri Jan 18 14:40:04 EST 2002


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN CELL SIGNALLING

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON

The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston
seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor
in cell signalling or a closely related field starting in September
2002.  The successful applicant is expected to establish an
externally funded research program and to direct the research of
students at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels.
Applications will be particularly welcome from candidates who
utilize bioinformatic, genetic, molecular and cellular approaches
in plants and who can participate in an interdisciplinary Ph. D.
program applying basic research in cellular and molecular biology
to environmental problems.  A strong commitment to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in cell biology, developmental
biology, or general education for non-science majors is expected.
Candidates should demonstrate the potential to establish a strong,
independent research program, therefore a Ph.D. and postdoctoral
experience (or equivalent professional experience) in cellular,
developmental or molecular biology is required.

Department of Biology: The Biology Department has 23 faculty whose
research interests include molecular, cellular, developmental and
population biology of insects, animals, plants and bacteria.  The
Biology Department offers a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and
Organismal Biology and thesis-based Masters' degrees in Biology and
Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences.  About 2/3 of Biology
Department faculty have external funding.  Faculty with active
research programs generally teach one undergraduate course and a
graduate course in their specialty.

UMass Boston: UMass Boston is an urban, commuter, comprehensive
university with a current undergraduate enrollment of about 12,500
students from diverse backgrounds.  The Department of Biology has
about 583 undergraduate majors and 77 graduate students at the
masters and Ph.D. levels.

Apply to: Send statement of research interests, curriculum vitae,
and three letters of reference to University of Massachusetts,
Human Resources, Search 670, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125.

For further information, visit the Biology Department website at
www.bio.umb.edu, or contact Kenneth C. Kleene, Chair of Cell
Signalling Search Committee, at kenneth.kleene at umb.edu or (617)-
287-6679.  Target date for receipt of applications is January 5,
2002, but applications will be reviewed until the position is
filled.

UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX
employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.




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