Faculty Position open at the University of Texas at Austin
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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
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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