Department of Botany and Microbiology
University of Oklahoma
Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions to begin in August of 2011 at the Assistant Professor level. The Department seeks outstanding individuals who will contribute to its research, teaching, and service missions, with specific research interests in: (Search #1) Plant Molecular Biology, studying fundamental aspects of cellular and/or developmental biology with an emphasis in cell signaling, functional genomics, proteomics/metabolomics, cell biology, molecular evolution, or plant-microbial interactions. (Search #2) Plant Ecology, studying plant roles in the regulation of ecosystem structure and function in response to climate change, bioenergy production, or invasive plant ecology.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Botany or closely related discipline, strong record of research publication, postdoctoral experience, and provide evidence of a strong ability to develop independent, extramurally funded research. The successful candidate will also participate in graduate instruction and training and teach undergraduate courses that support the departmental curriculum. Applicants should indicate Search #, and send hard copies of the following to Dr. Gordon Uno, Chair, Department of Botany and Microbiology, 770 Van Vleet Oval, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019 (inquiries to guno from ou.edu): a curriculum vitae, representative reprints, statements of research plans and teaching interests and philosophy, as well as full contact information for four references. Review of applications begins November 15, 2010 and will continue until positions are filled. More information about the faculty, Department, and searches may be obtained at: http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/
Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.