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Tenure track position, Developmental Plant Molecular Biology

Scott Russell srussell at ou.edu
Tue Oct 12 16:06:18 EST 2004

The University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track
position in the Department of Botany and Microbiology in Plant Molecular
Biology at the Assistant Professor level beginning in Fall 2005. 
Candidate must be actively engaged in research addressing fundamental
aspects of modern plant biology, preferably contributing to
understanding issues of developmental biology.  Emphasis may range from
the molecular to the cellular, organismal or population level.  The
ideal candidate will have an emphasis in one or more of the following
interest areas, including:  cell signaling, plant functional genomics,
proteomics and metabolomics, plant cell biology, molecular evolution, or
plant-microbial interactions. Available resources include core
facilities for electron & confocal microscopy, genomics, bioinformatics
and microarrays. The successful candidate will be expected to establish
a vigorous, independent, and externally-funded research program,
participate in graduate instruction & training, teach a modern course in
plant physiology, and integrate into University and Departmental
instructional and research programs.  Candidates must have a Ph.D. in
Botany or closely related discipline, strong record of research
publication and postdoctoral experience. 

Additional information is available on the web for the University of
Oklahoma (http://www.ou.edu/) and the Department of Botany and
Microbiology (http://www.ou.edu/cas/botany-micro/).  A community profile
of Norman can be found by following the web link at
http://www.odoc.state.ok.us/.  Salary will be commensurate with

Applicants should send a cover letter highlighting their teaching and
research qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae,
representative publications, and arrange to have three letters of
reference sent to:  Dr. Gordon E. Uno, Chair, George L. Cross Hall, 770
Van Vleet Oval, Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of
Oklahoma, Norman, OK. 73019.  Review of applications will begin December
1, 2004 and will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer.  All positions offer excellent benefits.  Women and members of
under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 

Scott D. Russell
Department of Botany & Microbiology
University of Oklahoma
Norman OK  73019-6131   USA
Phone:  1-405-325-4391     FAX:    1-405-325-7619

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