The Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Maryland College Park (https://www.psla.umd.edu<https://www.psla.umd.edu/>) invites applications for a 9 month, tenure-track faculty position (60% research, 25% teaching, 15% extension) at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Plant Pathology. Candidates with strong backgrounds in mechanistic studies of disease resistance of major crops and/or fungal pathogenicity are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program that integrates molecular genetics / genomics with field-oriented plant pathology to help solve problems and generate knowledge of practical significance to the agricultural industry and academia.
Candidates must apply online at www.ejobs.umd.edu<http://www.ejobs.umd.edu/>. The job position number is 103707. Application packets should include 1) a cover letter that addresses each required and preferred qualification. 2) a curriculum vitae 3) a detailed statement of research interests, teaching philosophy, and extension strategy relevant to the level of activity specified, 4) at least three references with addresses and email contact information.
The position is open until filled. For best consideration, application should be received before October 15, 2015.
Questions about the application process may be addressed to Ms. Michelle Pridmore (mpridmor from umd.edu<mailto:mpridmor from umd.edu>); Questions may be sent to Dr. Shunyuan Xiao, Faculty Search Committee Chair (xiao from umd.edu<mailto:xiao from umd.edu>) For more information about the Department, visit our website at www.psla.umd.edu<http://www.psla.umd.edu/>
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research &
Department of Plant Sciences and Landscape Architecture
University of Maryland College Park
9600 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: 240-314-6480 (O), 6482 (L)
Fax:240-314-6255; Email : Xiao from umd.edu<mailto:Xiao from umd.edu>