Position available at G=96teborg University as
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
The Botanical Institute, G=96teborg University,
invites applications for an Assistant Professor
(Swedish: Forskarassistent) in plant molecular
biology available in early 2001. The successful
applicant will join the newly established Plant
Molecular Biology unit lead by Professor Adrian
K. Clarke. The Botanical Institute also includes
four other research units - Plant Physiology,
Marine Biology, Plant Systematics and Plant
Ecology. We are seeking a dynamic individual to
set up an innovative, competitively funded
research program that addresses fundamental
questions in plant physiology, molecular biology,
genetics or biochemistry. The applicant should
have a Ph.D. in botany, biochemistry, genetics,
or a related field, with experience applying
molecular techniques to research questions.
Preference will be given to individuals with
postdoctoral research experience and expertise
with transgenic plant technologies. Participation
in the teaching program at the Botanical
Institute will also be expected.
The Assistant Professorship is for two years,
with the possibility of extension for a further
two years. Afterwards, promotion to Associate
Professor (universitetslektor) is possible
depending on a successful evaluation.
Applications in English are due by January 15,
2001, or until a suitable candidate is
identified. Interested persons should send a
curriculum vitae (including publication list),
statements of research and teaching interests
(max. 5 pages), letters of recommendation (max.
3), and reprints of relevant scientific articles
(max. 5). All documents and articles should be
submitted in three identical bundles, each
constituting a complete application.
=46or more detailed information about the Botanical
Institute and the available position, please
contact Professor Adrian K. Clarke. Phone: +46 90
7865209, Fax: +46 90 7866676, E-mail:
Adrian.Clarke at plantphys.umu.se.
The complete application packaged as specified
should be sent to The Registrar, G=96teborg
University, Box 100, SE-405 30 G=96teborg, Sweden,
stating reference number E333 4110/00, addressed
to the Dean, Faculty of Science no later than 15
Union representative: SACO Inger Wilgotson Lundh,
tel +46 31 773 1987, SEKO Lennart Olsson, tel +46
31 773 1173, TCO-OF Peter Brandt, tel +46 31 773
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