*Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Plant Development Biology to start
We seek candidates who study the development, anatomy, or morphology of
whole plant systems with expertise in areas such as gene expression
analysis at the molecular and developmental level, molecular and whole
plant analysis of gene function, comparative genomics, advanced microscopy
techniques, plant structural analysis, or molecular systematics. We are
especially interested in candidates who will address key questions in the
evolution of plant vegetative or reproductive development and morphology
(i.e. plant evolutionary development or evo-devo).
The successful candidate will teach at the graduate and undergraduate
levels, maintain an active research program, and provide service to the
institution. Teaching may include introductory biology for majors or
non-majors, cell biology, biotechnology, and advanced plant biology courses
in the candidate’s area of expertise, including plant anatomy and
Required: Ph.D. in biology, botany, or a related field.
Consideration will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience, and
demonstrated commitment to developing an externally funded research program
and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Department of Biology (http://www.miamioh.edu/biology) has over 40
faculty with excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and
research. The department offers bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees in the
biological sciences, as well as multidisciplinary, interdepartmental
graduate degree programs in cell, molecular, and structural biology (
http://miamioh.edu/cmsb) and ecology, evolution and environmental biology (
http://miamioh.edu/eeeb). Research and teaching are supported by
outstanding core facilities, including the Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium,
the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, the Center for
Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, the Ecology Research Center, and a
Laboratory Animal Resources Center. Miami is a top-ranked public
university for its commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and
Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research
plans, and teaching philosophy to
https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3466. Department will
request letters of references from references listed in application. For
inquiries about posting, contact Thomas Crist at biology from miamioh.edu.
Screening of applications will begin November 11, 2016 and will continue
until the position is filled.
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