Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research at Cornell University
BTI, an independent not-for-profit research institute affiliated with Cornell University, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant level. We seek candidates whose research addresses fundamental questions in plant biology and is synergistic with current research at BTI and Cornell University. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, structural biology, plant biochemistry, evolutionary genomics and plant-microbe symbioses.
BTI is located on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, a culturally diverse and vibrant town in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Our faculty members have access to state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, cell imaging, and plant growth facilities at BTI (http://bti.cornell.edu), as well as extensive life sciences facilities through the Cornell University Life Sciences Core Laboratories Center (http://www.brc.cornell.edu). The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding extramurally funded research program and is encouraged to develop links to relevant departments at Cornell University.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, the names of three references and a statement of research interests (2-3 pages) to Maria J. Harrison, Chair, BTI Faculty Search Committee, Boyce Thompson Institute, Tower Road, Ithaca, New York 14853.
Email: BTI_Faculty_Search from cornell.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2010. Additional information about BTI can be obtained at http://bti.cornell.edu.
Boyce Thompson Institute is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged.
Executive Assistant to the President
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
An independent affiliate of Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
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