Faculty Position open at the University of Texas at Austin

Will McKenna willmc at mail.utexas.edu
Tue Dec 10 18:24:29 EST 1996


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

                                    Plant Cell Biologist
                                   Department of Botany
                               The University of Texas at Austin
                                                                               

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professorship

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will be expected to establish a 
vigorous externally funded research program using diverse genetic, molecular 
and cellular approaches in the study of plant cell biology and to supervise 
graduate students at the Ph.D. level. The successful applicant will have the 
opportunity to develop a course in his or her area of expertise and will be 
expected to participate in undergraduate teaching in support of the Botany or 
Biology curriculum.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred. 
A commitment to excellence in research and teaching is expected.

BOTANY AT UT, AUSTIN: The Botany Department at the University of Texas at 
Austin is currently composed of 18 faculty that have expertise in a wide range 
of areas, from systematic and evolutionary biology to cellular regulation and 
gene expression. The Department is particularly active in graduate training 
with more than 60 students currently pursuing Ph.D. degrees. Interaction among 
faculty and students in different areas is encouraged, as is interaction with 
faculty in other departments.

Further development of the life sciences at UT-Austin is currently a high 
priority for the University. Considerable resources are directed toward this 
end, particularly to the development of cellular and molecular biology 
campus-wide. The salient features of this program include a new building (to 
be completed in 1997), and Institute of Cellular and Molecular Biology, 4-5 
endowed chairs, and other faculty positions.

STARTING DATE: August, 1997

APPLICATION: Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of 
research goals/plans, a statement of teaching interests, three to five 
reprints, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to : 

Dr. James Mauseth                               Telephone: 512-471-3189
Chairman, Search Committee                      FAX: 512-471-3878
Department of Botany    
The University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78713-7640

For further information or questions, contact: J.MAUSETH at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU 

Review of applications will begin February 14, 1997. 




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