An open rank "Quantitative Plant Biochemistry" faculty position is available at Michigan State University.
The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Michigan State University (MSU) is inviting applications for a tenure position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels for individuals using large-scale "omic" datasets and quantitative/computational approaches to address questions in plant biochemistry, developmental biology and/or systems biology in model plant, algal, or agronomically important crop systems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to Quantitative Genomics, Genetics, Biochemistry, Synthetic Biology, and Systems Biology. Candidates with prior experience in computational methods to process, statistically analyze, and interpret large-scale plant "omic" datasets to address biochemical questions are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a strong record of accomplishments and publications. Successful applicants will contribute to undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and maintain an externally-funded research program.
To apply, applicants must provide curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments and future research objectives, brief description of teaching philosophy and goals, and a list of three references in a single PDF document to bmb.search from msu.edu<mailto:bmb.search from msu.edu> and to the MSU Human Resources site at http://jobs.msu.edu/ (posting #4291).
The review of applications will begin December 5, 2016, and continue until suitable candidates are identified. Questions regarding this position may be emailed to Search Chair at bmb.search from msu.edu<mailto:bmb.search from msu.edu>.
This position is part of MSU's Global Impact Initiative that will recruit 100 top-level researchers to MSU over the next five years (see http://research.msu.edu/global-impact). MSU is world renowned for plant science research and we are seeking candidates that will strengthen and complement on-going research on campus.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Hideki Takahashi, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
Email: htakaha from msu.edu<mailto:htakaha from msu.edu>