Faculty Position - Developmental Biology

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Fri Feb 16 21:00:03 EST 1996


                                     POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
                    
TITLE:       Assistant Professor - Developmental Biology

Description: Academic year tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in
           the Department of Biology, College of Arts and Science at the University of
           Nevada, Reno. Responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate course in
           Developmental Biology, establishment of an externally funded research
           program, and participation in the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Cell and
           Molecular Biology.
         
Qualifications:  A Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The
           research specialization must emphasize contemporary problems in
           developmental biology and have the potential to attract significant external
           funding. Preference will be given to applicants with research specializations
           that complement the interests of existing biology faculty. We are particularly
           interested in individuals using molecular approaches to study contemporary
           developmental model systems (Zebrafish, nematodes, etc.).

Salary:      Depending on qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline: 20 February 1996 (will be extended to March 1)

Position Available: 1 July 1996

Application: Submit a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests, a current         
curriculum vitae, copies of your 3 most significant publications, and the names, addresses 
(including e-mail), and phone numbers of 4 references to:
 
            Chair, Developmental Biology Search Committee
            Department of Biology /314
            University of Nevada, Reno
            Reno, brv 89557
                        
The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

We are particularly interested in an individual studying Zebrafish 
development.  This is a good position ($150,000 setup, lots of common use 
equipment already here,  plus a newly renovated lab).  Teaching load is 
typically 1 course per semester.  14 member department, most are funded.  Reno 
is a nice place to live (mountains, Lake Tahoe, 4 hr from San Francisco).  If 
you would like more information, contact Lee A. Weber (weber at med.unr.edu).





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