Job posting

Dr. Morgan L. Vis vis-chia at
Tue Oct 16 17:18:57 EST 2001

Assistant Professor 
Plant Biologist
The Department of Biology, University of Minnesota-Duluth seeks 
applications for a tenure-track, nine-month Assistant Professor
position in plant biology that begins 1 September 2002. 
of the successful candidate include teaching plant diversity, 
specialty course, and team-teaching introductory biology; research 
modern plant biology, particularly evolution, population biology, or
systematics; student advising; and service. Essential qualifications
are: a Ph.D. in a biological science and evidence of potential for
achievement in teaching and research in modern plant biology -
including excellent oral and written communication skills and senior
authorship of at least one peer-reviewed publication. Desired
additional qualifications are: teaching experience (graduate teaching
assistant or instructor of record), post-doctoral research experience,
evidence of potential to obtain external research funds, and evidence
of potential to collaborate with Duluth-area scientists. Research
opportunities include potential local collaborations
(<> with scientists
in the Olga Lakela Herbarium, Natural Resources Research Institute,
Large Lakes Observatory, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research
Laboratory, and natural resource management agencies. There are
extensive and diverse public lands and waters nearby. Campus resources
include greenhouses and a genomics analysis facility. Send letter of
application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research
experience/interests/philosophy, reprints of up to three of your most
significant publications, transcripts (may be unofficial) or list of
relevant coursework; and have at least three letters of recommendation
sent to: Dr. David Schimpf, Search Committee Chair, Department of
Biology, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN 55812. Review of
completed applications will begin on November 12, 2001 and will
continue until the position is filled. The University of Minnesota is
an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Dr. Morgan L. Vis 
Environmental & Plant Biology 
Ohio University=A0 Athens OH=A0 45701 USA 
Phone 740 593-1134 Fax 740 593-1130 
E-mail vis-chia at 
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