<x-rich><fontfamily><param>Times</param><bigger><bigger>Iowa State University
of Science and Technology
Iowa State University, a leading land-grant university, announces a
major initiative in the plant sciences. Building upon its traditional
strengths in fundamental and applied plant sciences, Iowa State
University is committed to being a leading plant science research
center. Iowa State University is seeking to add 25 new faculty
positions during the next three years as part of the plant sciences
Unless otherwise specified: All positions may be filled at the
assistant, associate, or full professor level and are tenured or
tenure-track with competitive start-up packages. Successful candidates
will be expected to develop energetic, internationally recognized,
extramurally funded research programs in their area of specialization,
and will be expected to effectively train graduate students and
participate in teaching programs at the graduate and/or undergraduate
levels. Departmental and college affiliations will be determined in
consultation with the candidate at the time of hire. Salary and rank
will be commensurate with experience. Ph.D. in an appropriate
discipline is required. At the associate and full professor levels,
preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of
competitive extramural funding. To apply, in addition to specific items
requested below, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses,
email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references to
the address indicated. Applicants for positions at the assistant
professor level should arrange for letters of reference to be sent.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 1999, and continue
until the positions are filled.
The following positions are open for application:
Four Positions in Plant Responses to Stress: Conduct fundamental
research at the genetic, molecular, and/or biochemical levels on how
plants sense and/or respond to biotic or abiotic stresses. Submit
application materials including recent reprints to: Dr. Charlotte R.
Bronson, Plant Stress Search Committee, Iowa State University, 351
Bessey Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-1020.
One Position in Bioinformatics or Biological Statistics: Conduct
fundamental research in computational molecular biology. Submit
application materials, including one additional reference who can
address applicant's teaching ability and experience to: Dr. James L.
Cornette, Bioinformatics Search Committee, Iowa State University, 107
Beardshear Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2021.
Two Positions in Statistical Genetics/Computational Molecular Biology:
Conduct a nationally competitive research program on statistical
approaches to areas such as bioinformatics, genomics, functional and
post-genomic analyses, molecular evolution, protein structure/function
prediction, population genetics. Joint appointment in the Departments
of Statistics and Zoology and Genetics. Submit application materials,
including selected reprints to: Dr. Kenneth J. Koehler, Search
Committee Chair, Iowa State University, 120 Snedecor Hall, Ames, Iowa
50011-1210. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2000, and
continue until the positions are filled. For more information, select
the "New Faculty Positions" icon at website:
One Position in Computational Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics: Conduct
research in computational molecular biology and teach 3 to 4 courses
per academic year. Appointment is in the Department of Mathematics.
Submit application materials, including one additional reference who
can address applicant's teaching ability and experience to: Dr. Max D.
Gunzburger, Chair, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University,
400 Carver Hall, Ames, Iowa 50011-2064.
One Assistant Professor Position in Physics of Biological Systems:
Appointment is in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Submit
application materials to: Physics of Biological Systems Search
Committee, c/o Ms. Erlene Mooney, Department of Physics and Astronomy,
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011-3160. Further information about
the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the bioinformatics program
may be found on the web at http://www.physics.iastate.edu and
One Position in Breeding and Molecular Genetics: Prefer experience in
grass breeding for use in the turfgrass industry. Submit application
materials to: Dr. Nick Christians, Search Committee Chair, Iowa State
University, 106 Horticulture, Ames, Iowa 50011-1100. Position available
July 1, 2000.
One Assistant or Associate Professor Position in Food Engineering:
Develop technologies for utilizing value-enhanced plants and grain.
Teach food engineering classes in the food science and engineering
programs. Submit application materials to: Lawrence Johnson, Department
of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, 1041 Food
Sciences, Ames, Iowa 50011-1061.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and encourages nominations of, and applications from, women
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Roger Wise, USDA-ARS
Department of Plant Pathology
409 Bessey Hall
Iowa State University
E-mail: rpwise at iastate.edu