Tenure Track Faculty Position in Plant Cell Wall Glycobiology/Glycochemistry

Location
Athens, Georgia
Salary
An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered.
Posted
September 26 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN PLANT CELL WALL GLYCOBIOLOGY/GLYCOCHEMISTRY

COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE RESEARCH CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

The University of Georgia announces an opening for a tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC; https://ccrc.uga.edu). The research program of competitive candidates should center on plant cell wall structure, biosynthesis and/or cell biology and relate to the following core mission at the CCRC - increasing knowledge of the structures, synthesis and functions of complex plant cell wall carbohydrates.

Specific areas of research include:

  • plant cell wall structure and structure-function relationships
  • plant cell wall biosynthesis and polymer assembly in the extracellular matrix
  • cell biology of plant cell walls including polymer trafficking and wall dynamics

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), at least two years relevant postdoctoral research experience, an outstanding publication record in the areas of plant glycobiology or glyco(bio)chemistry and a well-developed research plan. Successful candidates will be expected to build or maintain a vibrant, extramurally-funded research program that integrates with and leverages the synergistic and collaborative research environment at the CCRC, a research center with resources for cutting edge research on all aspects of glycoscience. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a research I land grant and sea grant institution located ninety miles northeast of Atlanta in Athens, Georgia and provides an outstanding quality of life in the Athens region (www.visitathensga.com).

Please apply at. https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/31686. Completed applications received by November 13, 2018 are assured full consideration. 

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility  of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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