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Faculty Ad Posting

Lynette McBirnie mcbirnie at iastate.edu
Fri Oct 19 07:58:02 EST 2001


Iowa State University, Ames

The Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology 
(BBMB) (www.bb.iastate.edu) at Iowa State University invites 
applications from outstanding candidates for two tenure-track 
Assistant Professor positions in the area of plant biochemistry. 
These positions are part of the new Plant Sciences Institute 
(www.plantsciences.iastate.edu), which represents a major commitment 
by the state and the university to improve its already strong 
position in basic plant science research.  The Department of BBMB 
offers excellent facilities and an interactive research environment 
including plant biochemistry, molecular structure determination, 
enzymology, metabolic analysis, molecular biology, signal 
transduction, functional genomics, and computational biology. 
Preference will be given to candidates who clearly demonstrate the 
potential to develop and lead a nationally prominent, competitively 
funded program within this research environment, and who display a 
commitment to excellence in teaching at the graduate and/or 
undergraduate level.  High quality laboratory space and a generous 
startup package will be made available.  In addition, the successful 
applicants will have access to a state-of-the-art metabolomics 
research laboratory recently funded by $2.3M from the university and 
the W. M. Keck Foundation (www.wmkeck.org). 
Candidates should hold the Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have 
postdoctoral experience.   Applications should include a cover 
letter, a curriculum vitae, a description of research accomplishments 
and planned future proposals, a statement of teaching interests, and 
three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover.  To 
guarantee consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 
2001.  Materials should be sent to:
Faculty Search Committee
Department of BBMB
1210 Molecular Biology Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Iowa State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 
Employer.  Applications from women and minority candidates are 
especially encouraged.

Lynette P. McBirnie<br>
Administrative Specialist<br>
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology<br>
1210 Molecular Biology Building<br>
Ames, IA&nbsp; 50011-3260<br>
515.294.2226 (phone)<br>
515.294.0453 (fax)<br>

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