Assistant Professor of Plant Molecular Biology

Location
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Salary
$70,000-$80,000 per year + benefits
Posted
September 12 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

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 2022. The ideal candidate will address fundamental questions in Plant Molecular Biology; those who study stresses, biotic interactions, secondary metabolites, developmental genetics, biotechnology, or systems biology are particularly encouraged to apply.  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 and advanced courses in the candidate’s specialty is expected.  A Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, plant biology, or a related field is required; postdoctoral experience is expected. All applications should be submitted online through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/94385).  Include 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statement of research accomplishments and future objectives, 4) statement of teaching philosophy and goals, 5) statement of experience and philosophy in the areas of diversity,equity, and inclusion, and 6) 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 1 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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