[Arabidopsis] Faculty Positions at the University of Tennessee

Nebenfuehr, Andreas via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by nebenfuehr from utk.edu)
Sun Sep 11 16:25:01 EST 2011

The Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seeks to fill two tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level to begin August 1, 2012 in the area of Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology. Candidates should be working on fundamental questions of modern cell biology/genetics using model organisms (animal, plant, fungal, or bacterial). The successful applicants will be expected to develop a first-class, externally funded research program, to provide state-of-the-art training for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and to contribute to the teaching mission of the BCMB department.
Successful candidates will join an interactive group of researchers with strengths in signal transduction, molecular genetics, cell biology and neurobiology in a variety of model systems. Ample opportunities for interactions with a strong group of biochemists, structural and computational biologists are available within the BCMB department as well as at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL). More information about the department can be found at http://www.bio.utk.edu/bcmb.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in the areas of Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, evidence of significant scientific productivity, and a commitment to an integrated research program that includes teaching graduate and undergraduate students. Interested candidates should send their applications consisting of cover letter, resume, description of research experience and of the proposed research program, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Andreas Nebenführ, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, at bcmbsearch from utk.edu.  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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