*Plant Biology/Bioenergy Faculty Position*
The Department of Biology, at The Pennsylvania State University invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the *Assistant or
Associate Professor level in Plant Biology*, with research at the molecular,
cellular, genetic or systems level relevant to plant-based bioenergy,
including research on plant cell walls, control of carbon allocation, and
other topics of basic plant biology connected with energy storage and
utilization. PSU is a center for plant biology research, with an outstanding
interdisciplinary plant biology graduate program (
http://www.huck.psu.edu/education/plant-biology) and excellent core
facilities in bio-imaging, genomics, and proteomics. PSU is the lead
institution for the Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (
www.lignocellulose.org), a DOE-funded Energy Frontiers Research Center, and
applications relevant to this center are encouraged. Candidates should have
a strong record of research accomplishments, and a commitment to teaching.
Email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research prospectus,
statement of teaching interests, and contact information of at least three
references, all as a single PDF document, to* plantenergy106 from bio.psu.edu*.
Publications and manuscripts (not more than three) may also be submitted as
separate PDF documents along with the application. Review of applications
will begin 1 October, 2010.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce.
Michael J. Axtell, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
The Pennsylvania State University
208 Mueller Lab
University Park, PA 16802 USA
LAB (259 North Frear): (814)-867-1216
OFFICE (260 North Frear): (814)-867-0241
Check out the 2011 Penn State Plant Biology Symposium,
"Plant Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics"
May 19-21, 2011