OPEN-RANK TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN PLANT STRESS BIOLOGY Division of Plant Sciences University of Missouri
The Division of Plant Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia (MU), invite applications for an open-rank tenure?track position in Plant Stress Biology, a major theme within the broader MU emphasis area "Plants for Changing Environments". We seek outstanding candidates using modern methods to address research challenges in the areas of biotic stress from disease, insect herbivory, and other sources; and/or abiotic stress from drought or other extreme environmental conditions.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an active, extramurally funded research program in their area of research specialization. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the research and teaching missions of the Division of Plant Sciences and of the campus-wide collaborative Interdisciplinary Plant Group (http://ipg.missouri.edu). The applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in Plant Sciences, Biochemistry, Ecology, Plant Pathology, Nematology, Entomology, or related field. For more information on the position and on research areas of particular interest to the Division of Plant Sciences, see http://plantsci.missouri.edu/.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 5th 2010; however, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, and a concise summary of research and teaching interests and future plans. These materials should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to plantsci from missouri.edu. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to the same address. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Robert Sharp at sharpr from missouri.edu, tel. 573-882-1841.
MU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. EOE/ADA/V/TTY