Faculty Position - Plant Abiotic or Biotic Interactions

Donna Meyer dlm39 at cornell.edu
Wed Sep 8 13:33:22 EST 2004


>Faculty position
>
>Plant Abiotic or Biotic Interactions
>
>The Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research (BTI), an 
>independent not-for-profit institute located on the Cornell 
>University campus, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty 
>position at either the Assistant or Associate level. We are seeking 
>candidates whose research focuses on the interactions of plants with 
>other organisms or on plant responses or signaling related to 
>abiotic stress. Research approaches that include the use of natural 
>variation, genomics, metabolomics and/or proteomics are preferred.
>
>BTI is located in Ithaca, NY, and offers scenic living in the Finger 
>Lakes region combined with a highly stimulating local research 
>environment (http://BTI.cornell.edu). BTI is an active participant 
>in the Cornell New Life Sciences Initiative, which has committed 
>$600 million to foster multidisciplinary research throughout the 
>campus 
>(<http://www.lifesciences/>http://www.lifesciences.cornell.edu). 
>Other prominent initiatives include the USDA-ARS health-based crop 
>genomics initiative, which is expected to be housed in a new $30 
>million building in the vicinity of BTI within the next 5 years. 
>Together, BTI, Cornell and the USDA Plant, Soil and Nutrition Lab 
>represent one of the largest, most active plant science communities 
>in the world. 
>
>BTI faculty have access to state-of-the-art genomics and plant 
>growth facilities at BTI and extensive life sciences facilities 
>throughout the Cornell campus. The successful candidate is expected 
>to establish an outstanding extramurally funded research program and 
>to develop links to appropriate departments at Cornell. Applicants 
>should submit a curriculum vitae, the names of three references and 
>a statement of research interests (2-3 pages) to Maria J. Harrison, 
>Chair, BTI Faculty Search Committee, Boyce Thompson Institute, Tower 
>Road, Ithaca, New York 14853. Email: mjh78 at cornell.edu.  Review of 
>applications will begin November 1, 2004.
>Boyce Thompson Institute is an affirmative action, equal opportunity 
>employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty 
>and staff.  Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.
>



Donna Meyer
Executive Assistant to the President
Corporate Secretary
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
Tower Road
Ithaca, NY 14853

Ph. (607) 254-4757
Fx. (607) 254-6779
E-mail: dlm39 at cornell.edu



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