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 
>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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