Faculty Position - Assistant/Associate Professor Plant Evolutionary Developmental Biologist, University of California, Riverside

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The Department of Botany and Plant Sciences invites applications for a faculty position in plant evolutionary developmental biology (“evo-devo”). This is a 9-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level. The successful candidate is expected to work at the interface between modern developmental, phylogenetic, and evolutionary plant biology. He/she will join an active and collegial department with broad interests in plant biology. The individual will be expected to establish and maintain an independent, vigorous, innovative research program, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in the areas of evolutionary developmental biology, plant systematics, or developmental anatomy/morphology to complement the Department’s existing strength in cell and developmental biology, and participate in departmental and interdepartmental undergraduate and graduate programs.

The position includes an appointment in the Agricultural Experiment Station and will be available July 1, 2012. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience is essential for candidates at the assistant level.

Evaluation of applications will begin April 9, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research and teaching interests, and 3) have three letters of recommendation sent to:


Chair, Plant Evo-Devo Search Committee
c/o Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
2118 Batchelor Hall
University of California, Riverside, CA 92521-0124
Email:
FAX: (951) 827-4437

For additional information on the Department and the campus visit http://cnas.ucr.edu/ and http://www.plantbiology.ucr.edu/. The University of California, Riverside has an active career partner program, and is an Affirmative Action equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. [Posted 16 February 2012]

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