Faculty position in plant biology: The City University of New York

Elli Wurtzel etwlc at cunyvm.cuny.edu
Thu Jan 31 04:51:48 EST 2002


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Plant Biologist with research interest in Cell Signaling and/or
Regulation in Plants
Lehman College, The City University of New York

The City University of New York (CUNY) is undertaking a major initiative

in the biosciences.  The University is recruiting tenure-track faculty
into three focus areas: macromolecular assemblies, neurosciences, and
cell signaling and regulation.  These areas build upon well-funded
research themes at the CUNY campuses. Lehman College is seeking faculty
in the focus area of cell signaling and/or regulation in plants. The
candidate will join a strong and active plant sciences doctoral program
that is a long-standing partnership between CUNY and the New York
Botanical Garden (http://a32.lehman.cuny.edu/PlantPhD). Ongoing research

in plant biology at CUNY includes: biotechnology, metabolic engineering
of plant biosynthetic pathways, natural product biochemistry, medicinal
plants and economic botany, signal transduction, plant-microbial
interactions, in vitro production of plant natural products, plant
development, cell biology, ecology, biodiversity and systematics.
Successful candidates will be expected to establish and/or sustain
active, independent programs of extramurally funded research in
designated areas; teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels;
publish in peer-reviewed scientific literature; advise students; serve
on college and university committees and participate in the life of the
college. Qualifications: Ph.D in appropriate area, demonstrated
commitment to teaching and research.  Postdoctoral and teaching
experience as well as demonstrated ability to publish in peer-reviewed
journals and obtain extramural funding preferred. Appointment rank and
starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience;
anticipated start date, September 2, 2002.

Application Procedure:   Applicants should send  a cover letter,
indicating the focus area, and include a CV, reprints of representative
publications, a research proposal, and three letters of reference to:
    Dean Spiro Alexandratos
    c/o Ms. Mabel Chee
    The City University of New York
    Office of Academic Affairs
    535 East 80th Street
    New York, New York 10021
For information on the activities of each of the CUNY colleges, please
refer to the University web site at  http:// www.cuny.edu. For specific
information about the programs and activities of Lehman College visit
the Lehman College web site at http://www.lehman.cuny.edu and the Plant
Sciences Program web site at http://a32.lehman.cuny.edu/PlantPhD/

  Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer


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Eleanore Wurtzel, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, CUNY Plant Sciences PhD Program
http://a32.lehman.cuny.edu/PlantPhD
Tel:718-960-8643; Fax: 718-960-7348

Dept. of Biological Sciences
Lehman College, The City University of New York
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, New York 10468 USA
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