[Plant-education] Position available at Trent University

Christine Maxwell via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by cmaxwell At trentu.ca)
Sun Nov 12 08:49:15 EST 2006

Trent University Trent University invites applications for a tenure
track appointment in the Department of Biology at the rank of Assistant
Professor to start July 1, 2007, subject to budgetary approval. The
applicant should have research expertise in a field of plant biology
that addresses ecological, evolutionary or taxonomic principles at the
whole plant, species, population, or community level. A completed Ph.D.
is required, and preference will be given to applicants who have
appropriate teaching and post-doctoral research experience. The
successful candidate will contribute to teaching in plant biology, and
will be expected to offer an upper year course in his/her area of
specialization. The successful candidate is expected to establish an
externally-funded research program, and to supervise graduate students
within one of Trent's interdisciplinary graduate programs.  Trent is a
growing and vital institution highly ranked among primarily
undergraduate universities for its excellence in research as well as
teaching. Research facilities include an Aurora high performance
research greenhouse (Conviron), 270-acre field station (James Maclean
Oliver Ecological Centre (http://www.trentu.ca/academic/oliver/), a DNA
sequencing and profiling centre, a mass spectroscopy centre, and
confocal and electron microscopes. Information about our program may be
obtained on our web site (http://www.trentu.ca/academic/biology/).
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of the applicant's
research interests and teaching philosophy and the names, postal and
e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three referees who would be
willing to write on the candidate's behalf should be sent to: Dr.
Carolyn Kapron, Chair, Department of Biology, Trent University, 1600
West Bank Dr.Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8. ckapron At trentu.ca,
705-748-1011, ext. 1641 The deadline for receipt of applications is
January 22, 2007.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Trent
University is an employment equity employer and especially invites
applications from women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and
persons with disabilities.  

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