[Arabidopsis] Job Posting

Butler, Carol A. cabutler at WPI.EDU
Mon Nov 28 09:01:32 EST 2005


Hello,
Could you please post the following job ad?   Thank you.

Faculty Positions

Department of Biology & Biotechnology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

The Department of Biology & Biotechnology invites applications for
tenure-track, academic year faculty positions at the established ASSISTANT or
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. These positions will complement existing or
contribute to targeted strengths in cell, molecular, and
developmental/regenerative biology, ecology/evolution, and computational
biology. These positions are part of a strategic initiative that includes a
new WPI Life Science and Bioengineering Center, under construction. Research
areas of particular interest include Bioinformatics, Molecular
Ecology/Evolution, and Stem Cell /Regenerative Biology, in plant or animal
systems. Individuals that employ computational research approaches are
especially sought.  Applicants will possess the Ph.D. degree and are expected
to have established vigorous, extramurally funded research programs in their
area of expertise, as well as a strong teaching record at the undergraduate
and/or graduate level. Compensation, new laboratory space and resources for
startup funding are very competitive and commensurate with research
experience and accomplishments.

WPI is a nationally ranked, selective technology-centered university with
2,900 undergraduate and over 1,000 graduate students.  The Department of
Biology & Biotechnology currently enrolls ~225 undergraduate majors and ~20
graduate students (MS  & Ph.D.). Worcester, New England's third largest city,
and the surrounding area offer diverse academic, economic, cultural, and
recreational resources. Opportunities for collaboration exist among several
neighboring institutions including the University of Massachusetts Medical
School and Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, description of research
plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of five references (with
full contact information) to:  Biology & Biotechnology Search Committee,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Human Resources, 100 Institute Rd.,
Worcester, MA 01609-2280.  You may email your information to:
human-resources at wpi.edu.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Review of applications will
begin on December 1, 2005 and continue until the position is filled.  For
additional information and inquiries about the department and WPI visit:
http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/Depts/Bio/

To enrich education through diversity, WPI is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.  Women and minorities are especially encouraged to
apply.


Carol Butler
Admin. Asst.
WPI - Biology/Biotechnology Dept.
508-831-5538
cabutler at wpi.edu


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