Tenure track faculty position in Plant Biology

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
September 14 2017
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Tenure track faculty position in Plant Biology

The Department of Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology (MCDB) are searching for one faculty appointment at either the junior or senior level.

Individuals working in any area of molecular, cell, and developmental biology with a focus on plant biology are invited to apply. Candidates must have a PhD in the STEM fi The successful applicant’s research program will be hypothesis-driven and include innovative methodologies. The applicant’s track record should include evidence of mentoring trainees, research independence, and publication.

UCLA nurtures a thriving and collaborative plant biology research community with strengths in developmental biology, epigenetics, mechanobiology, light signaling, and plant-microbe interactions. New faculty are expected to contribute to the research environment of the department and the undergraduate/ graduate educational programs.

UCLA is California’s largest university with a diverse student body. Successful applicants should convey their commitment to excellence in research, teaching, mentoring, and contributions to diversity. Questions regarding the position should be sent to Dr. Jeff Long at jeffalong@g.ucla.edu. Materials should be submitted online and contain a (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) research statement covering both past accomplishments and future plans, (4) teaching statement, (5) a contribution to diversity statement, (6) key publications, and (7) names and contact information for at least 3 references. Applications can be submitted through http://apptrkr.com/1080363. Applications will be evaluated as they are received with  a closing date of October 31, 2017.

As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in the sciences. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).