The Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Department at the
University of Tennessee at Knoxville seeks a geneticist studying problems in
neurobiology. Opportunities for professional interaction in the local
vicinity include geneticists and neuroscientists in the department as well as
at the University Hospital, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Life
Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Desired qualifications
include several years of postdoctoral training, evidence of significant
scientific productivity and of the potential to develop and
maintain a vigorous, independent and extramurally funded research program.
The successful condidate is expected to develop a vigoruous, independent, and
sustainable research program. The candidate is expected to work in related
areas, contributing to a "critical mass" in those areas. They are expected to
train graduate and undergraduate students and to teach courses that would
require and benefit from an instructor with their experience and expertise.
Finally, as the candidate develops an established program and reputation in
teaching and research they would then be expected to serve on departmental,
college and university committees contributing to the overall functioning and
well being of those entities. For more information on the department visit
the website: http://utk-biogw.bio.utk.edu/bcmbdept.nsf. Interested
candidates should submit a resume including research goals, teaching
philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to: Bruce McKee, Ph.D., Chair
of the Search Committee, BCMB, WLS M407, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
TN 37996-0840. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 1998. UTK
is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.