TITLE: Assistant Professor - Developmental Biology
Description: Academic year tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in
the Department of Biology, College of Arts and Science at the University of
Nevada, Reno. Responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate course in
Developmental Biology, establishment of an externally funded research
program, and participation in the interdepartmental Ph.D. program in Cell and
Qualifications: A Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The
research specialization must emphasize contemporary problems in
developmental biology and have the potential to attract significant external
funding. Preference will be given to applicants with research specializations
that complement the interests of existing biology faculty. We are particularly
interested in individuals using molecular approaches to study contemporary
developmental model systems (Zebrafish, nematodes, etc.).
Salary: Depending on qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: 20 February 1996 (will be extended to March 1)
Position Available: 1 July 1996
Application: Submit a letter of application outlining research and teaching interests, a current
curriculum vitae, copies of your 3 most significant publications, and the names, addresses
(including e-mail), and phone numbers of 4 references to:
Chair, Developmental Biology Search Committee
Department of Biology /314
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, brv 89557
The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
We are particularly interested in an individual studying Zebrafish
development. This is a good position ($150,000 setup, lots of common use
equipment already here, plus a newly renovated lab). Teaching load is
typically 1 course per semester. 14 member department, most are funded. Reno
is a nice place to live (mountains, Lake Tahoe, 4 hr from San Francisco). If
you would like more information, contact Lee A. Weber (weber at med.unr.edu).