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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Zhongchi Liu zl17 at umail.umd.edu
Thu Sep 2 10:25:36 EST 1999

        Tenure-Track Faculty Position

        Plant Molecular Geneticist

        University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

The Center for Agricultural Biotechnology (CAB) invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position in plant molecular genetics. The position
will be available by Fall 2000. The rank will be Assistant Professor. CAB
is one of five research centers of the University of Maryland
Biotechnology Institute (http://www.umbi.umd.edu/~index.html ) and is
located on the campus of the University of Maryland College Park in a
newly constructed and equipped research building. CAB's research
emphasizes plant defense mechanisms, insect molecular genetics and
evolution, poultry viruses and vaccines, and biochemical engineering.

Applicants should have basic research programs that address problems
relating to biotechnology.  Attractive areas of research include, but are
not limited to, the study of plant responses to pathogens and/or pests,
the effects of abiotic environmental stress on plant health, and the
improvement of plant productivity.

The applicant's research program must be sustainable in a competitive
funding environment. The investigator is expected to build a dynamic
research group within the setting of an interdisciplinary research
institute. For full consideration, submit current curriculum vitae
(including E-mail address), selected reprints, summary of research
interests, and letters from three recommenders by November 15, 1999 to:

        Faculty Search Committee

        Center for Agricultural Biotechnology

        University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute

        Plant Sciences Building, Room 5115

        College Park, MD 20742

If additional information is required, contact the chair of search
committee at regier at glue.umd.edu. UMBI is an Affirmative Action, Equal
Opportunity Employer.

Zhongchi Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics
3236 H.J. Patterson Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Ph:  (301) 405-1586
Fax: (301) 314-9082
email: ZL17 at umail.umd.edu

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