Tenure track position at the University of Toronto

Peter McCourt mccourt at botany.utoronto.ca
Thu Mar 28 18:07:04 EST 2002

Below is a ad for a tenure track position that recently was placed in 
Nature and Science. Although the title is tree genomics and genetics 
we are also interested in people who work on model molecular genetic 
systems that may have applications to tree biology.

Peter McCourt



The Department of Botany and the Faculty of Forestry at the University
of Toronto invite applications for a tenure stream faculty position at
the Assistant Professor level in the area of tree genomics/genetics.
Areas for recruitment include, but are not limited to, plant/tree
molecular biology, forest genetics, gene expression, and molecular
applications and use of model systems for tree improvement.  It is
intended that the successful applicant will be nominated for a Canada
Research Chair at the junior (Tier II) level.   Accordingly, the
successful candidate is expected to be an outstanding scientist whose
research and teaching will make major contributions to the field.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in both
undergraduate and graduate teaching in the areas of molecular biology
and genetics, and to interact with faculty in both Forestry and Botany
working in related fields.

Applicants should arrange to have four letters of reference sent
directly to the address below.  In addition the applicants should
forward their curriculum vitae, copies of significant publications,
and statements of research and teaching interest to the Chair, Tree
Genomics/Genetics Search Committee, Department of Botany, University
of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON   M5S   3B2  Canada
before April 30, 2002.  Inquires should be directed to Dr. J. R.
Coleman at coleman at botany.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct
research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, and
is strongly committed to diversity in the community.  The University
especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members,
women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further
diversification of ideas.  

J.R. Coleman
Professor and Chair
Department of Botany
University of Toronto

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