[Arabidopsis] Job Posting

Lisa Smith lj-smith at life.uiuc.edu
Thu Aug 3 15:00:25 EST 2006

I would like the following job ad to appear on the website for 
ARABIDOPSIS.  Please let me know if you need anything further.

Assistant Professor of
Plant Ecological Genomics
School of Integrative Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The School of Integrative Biology and the Department of Plant Biology seek 
an outstanding early career scientist with a background in 
interdisciplinary research involving aspects of plant ecology, ecosystem 
biology, plant environmental physiology, genomics, and statistics and/or 
bioinformatics for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the 
assistant professor level.  Candidates must have a Ph.D.  The ideal 
candidate will have extensive familiarity with plant ecology, the ability 
to develop and implement statistical protocols for complex data analysis, 
and experience with appropriate genomic and informatic tools to address 
ecosystem level issues.  This new faculty member is expected to develop an 
externally funded research program to investigate environmentally sensitive 
genes and processes that shape ecological interactions.  The School has a 
particular interest in interactive responses of plants to abiotic stresses 
with anthropogenic changes and has world-class facilities for research in 
this area.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic 
and well-established life science faculty, as well as a broadly based 
genomics community forming around the Institute for Genomic Biology, housed 
in a new state-of-the art facility.  Teaching obligations include 
participation in appropriate graduate and undergraduate instruction, 
including introductory level biology as well as upper level offerings in 
ecological genomics and related topics.  The proposed starting date is 
January 2007, or negotiable after closing date; salary is commensurate with 

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit a CV and statements of 
research and teaching interests and arrange for three letters of reference 
to be sent no later than September 15, 2006.  Applicants may be interviewed 
before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until 
after the closing date.  Please send materials to the Ecological Genomics 
Search Committee, School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois, 
286 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL  61801 (phone: 217/ 
333-3044; fax: 217/ 244-1224; email: sib at life.uiuc.edu).

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank you,

Lisa Smith
Staff Secretary
University of Illinois
School of Integrative Biology
286 Morrill Hall
505 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL  61801
telephone:  (217) 333-3044
fax:  (217) 244-1224
lj-smith at life.uiuc.edu 

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