Faculty Position Available

Elaine Van Etten eev1 at CORNELL.EDU
Mon Mar 1 14:37:21 EST 1999


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BIODIVERSITY OF PLANTS


The Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University

invites applications for a tenure-track position for a junior level

scientist who uses genomics or proteomics approaches to study

fundamental mechanisms underlying plant biodiversity at the organismal

or population levels.  Research areas of interest include, but are not

limited to:


- Adaptation to biotic or abiotic stresses or environmental factors

- Genetics and biochemistry of plant-insect or plant-pathogen

interactions

- Molecular analysis of ecological systems


The successful candidate will establish an independent,

extramurally-funded research program and collaborate with colleagues
at

the Boyce Thompson Institute and elsewhere on the Cornell University

campus.  This position is synergistic with the Cornell Genomics

Initiative which is a comprehensive effort to recruit 20 new genomics

faculty to the Cornell campus and significantly upgrade facilities and

infrastructure for genomics and proteomics research.  Excellent
start-up

funds and benefits are available. Review of applications will begin

April 5, 1999 and continue until the position is filled.


Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research

interests, and names of at least three references to Molecular

Biodiversity Search Committee, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, New

York 14853.  Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr.

David Stern, 607-254-1306; e-mail ds28 at cornell.edu or Dr. Robert
Kohut,

607-254-1233, e-mail rjk9 at cornell.edu.


Boyce Thompson Institute is a private, independent, non-profit
research

institute formally affiliated with Cornell University.  The institute
is

an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to

increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. Applications from

women and minorities are encouraged.








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