Plant Biologist - biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and/or ethnobotany of plant secondary metabolites
The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. The ideal candidate will address fundamental questions in biology with research interests in plant secondary metabolism (broadly defined), including specialties such as biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and/or ethnobotany of plant secondary metabolites, or other related fields. The position will complement departmental strengths in cell and molecular biology, genetics, evolutionary biology, and ecology, and help support the newly created pre-pharmacy and pre-forensics options in the plant biology major. The successful candidate is expected to build an innovative, externally-funded research program, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. A Ph.D. in plant biology or related fields is required; postdoctoral experience is expected. All applications should be submitted online through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/54165). Include 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statements of research accomplishments and future objectives, 4) teaching philosophy and goals, and 5) at least three letters of recommendation, to be uploaded through Interfolio. Women and minority candidates 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 405-744-5559.
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