The University of Texas at Austin
Plant Molecular Biology Position
The Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek an outstanding investigator who will build an active research program and who will teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek applications from individuals who use contemporary approaches to address fundamental questions in any area of plant biology, including but not limited to epigenetics, genetics, genomics, RNA biology, cell biology, and developmental biology. The successful applicant will be joining the biology community at UT-Austin during an exciting phase of growth, with recent hires in developmental biology, plant biology, systems biology, neurobiology, and related areas. Very generous start-up funds are available, and the successful candidate will be eligible for affiliation with the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology, which provides state-of-the-art facilities and supports an excellent graduate program. The successful candidate will also be affiliated with the plant biology graduate program.
Austin is located in the Texas hill country and is widely recognized as one of America's most beautiful and liveable cities. Please send a single PDF file containing a cover letter, CV, 2-4 page statement of current and future research directions and a 1 page teaching statement to: MCDB_plantbio@austin.utexas.edu
Please also request 3 letters of reference to be sent as PDF files directly to the e-mail address above. Completed applications received by November 1, 2012 will receive first consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Home pages: http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/MCDB/; http://www.icmb.utexas.edu/ and http://www.biosci.utexas.edu/graduate/plantbio/
The University of Texas, Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer that
values diversity in its work force. Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply. A background check will be conducted on applicant selected.
Deadline: November 1, 2012