Please distribute this advertisement for an assistant professor faculty
position at Virginia Tech through your newsgroup.
Dr. Cindy Denbow
Dept. Plant Pathology, Physiology, & Weed Science
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0331
Plant Metabolomics/Metabolic Engineering
Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology & Weed Science College of
Agriculture & Life Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
The Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology & Weed Science at Virginia
Tech seeks applicants for a tenure track position in Plant
Metabolomics/Metabolic Engineering at the Assistant Professor level.
Research focus should be on plant metabolism and metabolic engineering
problems, for example in bio-design, bio-processing, bio-fuels,
production of novel compounds, improved quality or yield of existing
plant natural products, or other value-added traits. The successful
applicants are expected to: 1) develop an extramurally funded,
internationally recognized research program, 2) mentor students, and 3)
team teach graduate-level courses in plant metabolism. The candidate
will participate in a strong interdepartmental Molecular Plant Science
graduate program. Additional information about the department can be
found at http://www.ppws.vt.edu.
Applicants must complete the application for position #081134 on-line at
https://www.jobs.vt.edu. A complete application must include a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, a research & teaching statement, and contact
information for three references submitted on-line by December 15th.
Review of applications will begin on that date and will continue until
the position is filled.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity,
inclusion, and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is
free of all forms of discrimination. As a result this institution does
not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color,
disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, race,
religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Anyone having questions
concerning discrimination should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity.