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faculty position: plant molecular biology

Carol Auer CAUER at canr1.cag.uconn.edu
Tue Apr 22 08:59:50 EST 1997


Faculty Position 
Assistant Professor
University of Connecticut

The Department of Plant Science invites applications for a 9-month,
tenure-track, research and teaching position (60% research:40%
teaching) in Plant Molecular Genetics and Plant Improvement.  The
successful candidate will demonstrate the capability to develop a
strong, externally funded research program and an expertise which
will support departmental efforts to utilize plant molecular
genetics to improve nursery, floriculture or turf crops of
importance to the State's agriculture industry.  The incumbent is
expected to collaborate with departmental and Biotechnology Center
faculty in a team environment.  Experience with ornamental plants,
or a willingness to collaborate with others in the development of a
research program with these plants, is necessary to complement
departmental strengths.  Applicants will be expected to develop and
teach undergraduate and graduate courses in plant molecular genetics
and plant improvement.   A Ph.D. degree in plant molecular
genetics/biology, horticulture, or closely related field with
experience and emphasis on the application of molecular techniques
for crop improvement is required.  To apply, send a letter of
application highlighting research and teaching goals, curriculum
vitae, representative publications, and names and addresses of three
references to Dr. Mark Bridgen, Chair of Search Committee,
Department of Plant Science, U-67, 1376 Storrs Road, University of
Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269.  Applications will be accepted until
June 1, 1997, or until the position is filled.  Starting date for
this position is September 1, 1997.  The University of Connecticut
is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Mark Bridgen at 
bridgen at uconnvm.uconn.edu or 860-486-1945.



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