Dear Arabidopsis community: Below find an announcement of an open-rank
faculty position in Plant Biology at Penn State. We are hoping for a
diverse and talented applicant pool, so spread the word!
The Biology Department at The Pennsylvania State University
(www.bio.psu.edu) seeks candidates for an open-rank tenure-track
faculty position in Plant Biology. Candidates using genetic, genomic,
phenomic, molecular, cellular, or systems-biology approaches to study
fundamental questions in Plant Biology are especially encouraged to
apply. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an
internationally recognized research program in Plant Biology and
contribute to the teaching mission of the University. Candidates
should hold a Ph.D. in a life-sciences related subject and have a
strong record of prior research accomplishments. Candidates for the
ranks of Associate Professor or Professor should additionally have
well-established independent research programs and be widely
recognized as leaders in their field.
Penn State has one of the top US graduate programs in the plant
sciences, and a large, vibrant, and collaborative group of faculty in
plant biology and the wider life sciences. Penn State's flagship
University Park campus is situated in a community consistently rated
as among the most livable small cities in the US.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, and a third document
containing a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching
philosophy, and contact information for three potential references.
Apply by submitting the requested three documents at psu.jobs for job
# 67177. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled. Applications received by November 7,
2016 will be ensured of full consideration.
Campus security and crime statistics: For more about safety at Penn
State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains
information about crime statistics and other safety and security
matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will
also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the
Annual Security Report.
Penn State is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer, and
is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities,
women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
Michael J. Axtell, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Penn State University