Plant Biologist Assistant Professor

Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary commensurate with experience
November 20 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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The Department of Biology at Colorado State University requests applications for a Plant Biologist at the rank of Assistant Professor to enhance a growing group of plant scientists and join a department of diverse faculty whose research spans from the subcellular to ecosystem levels in both animal and plant systems. We seek a creative and collaborative plant biologist who applies new technologies and/or integrative approaches to answer biological questions. We are broadly interested in applicants who use genetic, genomic, molecular, cellular, physiological, systems biology, and/or synthetic biology approaches to enhance knowledge about plant biology.

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in biology or related field and evidence of a potential or a successful research program as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, intellectual leadership, evidence of successful grant writing, teaching/mentoring experience, engagement in service/outreach/inclusivity activities, and experience working in a collaborative setting.

To apply, submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a 3 page research statement, a 2 page statement of teaching philosophy and a 1 page diversity and inclusion statement. In addition provide contact information for three references and three representative publications.

For a full position announcement and to apply, please visit: Applications received by 11:59 pm on December 13, 2020 will receive full consideration. Reference letters should be submitted by December 21, 2020 to ensure full consideration. No mail-in applications or letters will be accepted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Biology.

CSUĀ is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.