Assistant Professor

Potsdam, New York
Up to 60,000 per year plus benefits
September 27 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Plant Molecular Biologist, Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Clarkson University is a nationally ranked research university and the institution of choice for more than 3,400 enterprising, high-ability undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Biology seeks an excellent teacher and productive researcher to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning with the 2019–20 academic year.

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. and have postdoctoral experience in using a plant model system to investigate fundamental or applied questions focused on one or more of the following: plant biotechnology, developmental biology, cell biology, or molecular ecology and evolution. Teaching duties will include undergraduate and graduate courses in plant molecular biology and biotechnology, botany, and areas of the successful applicant’s expertise.  The successful candidate will develop a strong, externally funded research program that complements our strengths in biotechnology, health sciences, and environmental biology. The Clarkson University Biology Program values excellent undergraduate teaching and innovative research involving undergraduates and graduate students in our Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Biotechnology doctoral and masters degree programs. We value collaboration among researchers; the successful candidate will be expected to develop research and teaching collaborations with Clarkson colleagues, including researchers affiliated with the Trudeau Institute and Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Clarkson University is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.  Candidates should describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses and describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups. Applications should be received by 15 October 2018 for full consideration.

To submit your application, go to .  An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson University actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.