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Assistant Professor/Plant Ecologist -

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.

Teaching Assistant Professor

 The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater (http://plantbio.okstate.edu) invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) at the OSU-Tulsa campus. By date of hire, applicants must have a Ph.D. in plant biology or a related field, demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, and a commitment to meeting the needs of a diverse undergraduate population. The successful candidate will teach 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester and contribute to departmental governance, service and outreach activities.  Successful applicants will develop new courses or teach existing courses (including laboratories) that may include laboratory instrumentation, biotechnology, applied genetics, plant physiology, or other courses, in support of pharmacy, forensics and biotechnology career tracks.  The initial appointment is for three years, with continued employment during the term of appointment dependent on satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. The position includes benefits and is renewable and eligible for promotion.  Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. For full consideration, please submit the following items via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/63010): cover letter; curriculum vita; teaching philosophy; diversity and inclusion statement; evidence of teaching effectiveness (which may include syllabi, course evaluations, assignments, etc.); and contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin 1 August 2019, with employment starting January 2020 or as negotiated.

  

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