Faculty Position at Indiana University

Roger Innes rinnes at bio.indiana.edu
Fri Sep 21 00:46:16 EST 2001

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure track 
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in the area of plant molecular biology. 
Candidates should be investigating fundamental questions specific to 
plant biology at a mechanistic level.

IU-Bloomington is significantly expanding in the life sciences. These 
efforts include construction of two major research buildings, a new 
interdepartmental initiative in Biochemistry and Biophysics, and 
numerous recent hires that have greatly expanded our strengths in the 
areas of microbiology, biochemistry, structural biology, cell and 
developmental biology, molecular evolution, and ecology.  We are now 
expanding in the plant sciences.  We are pleased to announce that Dr. 
Mark Estelle will be joining our department in the summer of 2002, 
occupying the Miller Chair in Plant Developmental Biology. In 
addition, will be hiring at least two additional plant molecular 
biologists in the next two years. 

Bloomington is located in the picturesque rolling hill country of 
southern Indiana, with several nearby state parks and a federal 
wilderness area.  Our area is particularly noted for its hardwood 
forests and fall colors.  The city of Bloomington (pop. ~75,000) 
offers numerous cultural opportunities, including a world-renowned 
opera program run by the IU School of Music.  Most of our faculty 
lives within easy walking or cycling distance of campus, although 
rural living can be found within a short commute.  The quality of 
life is high, and the cost of living is low.  For additional 
information about the Department of Biology, Indiana University, and 
Bloomington, visit our website at http://www.bio.indiana.edu.

Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research 
(past, present, and planned), and representative publications, and 
arrange to have three (or more) letters of recommendation sent to:  
Dr. Roger Innes, Plant Molecular Biology Faculty Search, Department 
of Biology, Indiana University, 1001 E. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 
47405-3700.   Review of applications will begin October 15 and will 
continue until suitable candidates are identified. Indiana University 
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women, minority 
candidates, and couples are encouraged to apply.

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