botany and cell biology positions

Jon Monroe monroejd at
Wed Oct 14 15:39:57 EST 1998


An ad for two tenure-track positions at JMU will appear in the 10/23 issue
of Science (see below).  Please pass this along to potentially interested
folks.  We also have an open Department Head position that was advertized
in Science on 9/25 (page 2062).  For more information on all of these
positions go to:

Jon Monroe


The Department of Biology at James Madison University invites applications
for two tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR positions to begin August 1999.
We seek individuals with a strong commitment to teaching and establishing a
research program involving undergraduates and masters students.  Teaching
responsibilities for the botanist will include General Botany for majors,
and an upper-level course in plant taxonomy/systematics or
anatomy/morphology.  Teaching responsibilities for the cell biologist will
include an introductory Cell Biology course for majors and an upper level
course in their specialty, with preference given to applicants having the
ability to teach Immunology.  The candidates must show evidence of
excellent teaching and communication skills, including familiarity with
instructional technology.  A Ph.D. is required.  To apply send a CV,
statement of research interests and statement of teaching philosophy to
either: Botany Search, Department of Biology, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, VA 22807, or Cell Biology Search at the same address.  Review
of applications will begin on November 30, 1998. Questions regarding these
positions should be directed to Jon Monroe (monroejd at for the
botany position or Douglas Dennis (dennisde at for the cell biology
position.  For more information:
James Madison University is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/equal
access employer and especially encourages applications from minorities,
women and persons with disabilities.

  Jonathan Monroe
  Associate Professor
  Department of Biology
  MSC 7801
  James Madison University
  Harrisonburg, VA 22807
  voice:  540-568-6649 (office)
          540-568-6045 (lab)
  fax:    540-568-3333
  e-mail: monroejd at

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