DEVELOPMENTAL PLANT BIOLOGY
Department of Botany
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to establish a
vigourous externally funded research program using modern genetic,
molecular and/or cellular approaches in the study of plant developmental
biology and to supervise graduate students at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop a course in
his or her area of expertise and will be expected to participate in
undergraduate teaching in support of the Botany or Biology curriculum.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is
preferred. A commitment to excellence in research and teaching is required.
Botany at UTK: The Department of Botany at the University of Tennessee is
within the Division of Biology of the College of Liberal Arts and consists
of 17 faculty members actively involved in teaching and research in a broad
range of subdisciplines of botany. In addition, a number of plant
scientists have also been hired in the past several years in allied
departments. The botany faculty interact closely with these faculty, as
well as plant scientists at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
UT-Knoxville: The U.T.-Knoxville campus is the research center of the
University of Tennessee. Located in the Ridge and Valley province of Eat
Tennessee, midway between the Great Smoky Mountains and Cumberland Plateau,
the Univ. of Tennessee at Knoxville enrolls 25,000 students, including
6,000 graduate students.
Starting date: August 1, 1995
Applications: Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of
research goals/plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy and
should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:
Dr. Les Hickok
Developmental Biologist Search
Department of Botany
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-1100
Review of applications will begin November 15, 1994.
The University of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity employer.