Assistant Professor, Plant Ecology

Location
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Salary
Competitive salary and start up offered
Posted
October 15 2019
Ref
req #67955
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor, Plant Ecology

The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater (http://plantbio.okstate.edu} seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2020. The ideal candidate will address fundamental questions in Plant Ecology, using approaches that contain a molecular, genetic, or chemical component. The successful candidate's research specialty may include, but is not limited to, chemical ecology, population or landscape genetics, or ecological -omics. The position will complement departmental strengths in cell and molecular biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, and ecology. The successful candidate is expected to build an innovative, externally-funded research program, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Effective and engaging teaching of introductory courses in plant biology and/or ecology and an advanced course in the candidate's specialty is expected. A Ph.D. in ecology, evolution, plant biology, or related fields is required; postdoctoral experience is expected. All applications should be submitted online through lnterfolio
(http://apply.interfolio.com/67955). Include 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statement of research accomplishments and future objectives, 4) statement of teaching philosophy and goals, and 5) names and contact information for three references. Candidates from groups underrepresented in science and academia are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 22 and continue until position is filled, contingent upon availability of funding. Contact information: Destiny Goree, destiny.goree@okstate.edu, 405-744-5559. http://plantbio.okstate.edu.

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