ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
A tenure-track faculty position in DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY is available in the
Department of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University, Normal, IL
(www.bio.ilstu.edu <http://www.bio.ilstu.edu/> ). We seek a scientist using
molecular, cellular, and genetic approaches to investigate fundamental
mechanisms of development in multicellular organisms. The successful
candidate will be part of a diverse department that is home to 25 faculty
members, over 500 undergraduates, 85 M.S. and Ph.D. students and
postdoctoral fellows. Candidates that enhance existing research strengths
within the department are especially encouraged to apply. Those strengths
include cell signaling, cytoskeleton, tissue patterning and morphogenesis,
neurobiology, and plant biology/bioenergy. The successful candidate is
expected to develop a competitive, extramurally funded research program.
Teaching responsibilities will include a course in developmental biology.
Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience are required. To assure full
consideration, send the following as hard copies or as pdfs by email: cover
letter, CV, three recommendation letters, 3-5 reprints, and a statement of
research goals to: Dr. John Sedbrook, Developmental Biology Search
Committee, Campus Box 4120, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
61790-4120; (jcsedbr from ilstu.edu). Review of applications will begin on Oct.
26, 2008. Preferred start date of Aug. 16, 2009. Illinois State University
is an Equal Opportunity University encouraging diversity.