Job Announcement

Debbie Lee debbiel at UIUC.EDU
Mon Jan 27 18:07:01 EST 1997


Please post the following announcement.  Thank you!

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
	DEPARTMENT OF CROP SCIENCES
	JOB ANNOUNCEMENT


JOB TITLE:	Assistant Professor of Molecular Weed Science

JOB DESCRIPTION:	Plant molecular biology position with emphasis on
fundamental weed science research and teaching.  This is a 9-month tenure
tack position with opportunity for summer appointment.  Responsibilities
will be a 70% research and 30% teaching appointment in the Department of
Crop Sciences.

DUTIES:	The successful applicant is expected to develop an effective
extramurally-funded weed molecular biology research program that will apply
molecular biology approaches to solve fundamental problems of weed
ecology/biology in agronomic crops.  Possible research areas include, but
are not limited to, the development of herbicide resistance in weed
populations, the molecular basis for weed seed dormancy, or the genetic and
physiological factors associated with interplant competition.  The
incumbent will actively participate in teaching programs of the department,
including advising undergraduate students and directing graduate student
research.  The incumbent will teach one course related to weed science per
academic year and will participate in departmental instruction of
non-agriculture students.

TRAINING:	A Ph.D. in plant science or related area is required.  The
candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
demonstrated ability to design, conduct and report independent research;
and a clear ability and desire to excel in classroom teaching.

SALARY:	Commensurate with training and experience.

STARTING DATE:	April 1, 1997, or when a suitable candidate is available.

CLOSING DATE:	For full consideration, applications will be accepted until
February 14, 1997 or thereafter until a suitable candidate is identified.

APPLICATIONS:	Interested persons are requested to complete an application
dossier consisting of a statement of research goals; a statement of
teaching goals; a curriculum vitae; and copies of transcripts.  Applicants
must arrange for receipt of three letters of reference and the completed
dossier by Professor G. H. Heichel, Head, Department of Crop Sciences,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue,
Urbana, Illinois  61801.  Telephone (217) 333-9480.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION contact:

		Dr. Edward W. Stoller, Department of Crop Sciences, University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1102 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, Illinois
61801.  Telephone: (217) 333-9654, FAX: (217) 333-5499, email:
estoller at staff.uiuc.edu

THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYER.  PLEASE CITE ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER 11/96A-5355 WHEN APPLYING.  



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