Chair and Professor of Botany opening

Wed Sep 29 13:05:00 EST 1993

The following advertisement is sheduled to appear in the Oct. 15 issue of
Science. Please bring this position to the notice of any qualified people
you may be aware of.

        The College of Life Sciences at the University of Maryland-College
Park invites applications for the position of Professor and Chair of the
Department of Botany. The Department of Botany consists of 23 tenure-track
faculty with research and teaching interests in physiology, genetics, cell
and molecular biology, ecology, evolution, systematics, and pathology. We
seek an individual to provide academic and administrative leadership for the
teaching, research, and extension programs that are ongoing in the
department. The successful candidate will also be expected to direct a
research program in their specific area of expertise. Candidates must have
an earned doctorate in an area of botany or a closely-related field, and
have internationally recognized professional accomplishments. Candidates
should provide a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae,
and arrange to have four letters of reference sent directly to the address
below. For best consideration, completed applications should be received by
December 15, 1993. The anticipated starting date for this position is July
1, 1994. Applications should be sent to : Search Committee Chair, Department
of Botany, University of Maryland, College Park, MD  20742-5815. The
University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Irv Forseth
Email:if2 at 

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