Assistant Professor - Plant Biology

Job description

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in plant biology with expertise in physiology, biochemistry, or metabolomics beginning in August 2020. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in bioinformatics. We are searching for an individual to complement the teaching and research areas of the current faculty. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in cell and molecular biology and/or genetics, two upper-level electives, as well as occasional opportunities to teach a senior Capstone course and courses in Butler’s Core Curriculum. Typical teaching load is 18 credit hours per year. Successful candidates will be expected to sustain a research program involving undergraduates. Butler has an established undergraduate research program supported by institutional funds. Start-up funds are available for the position.


Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and an interest in working with diverse populations of students. Applicants should submit a single complete PDF document consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of current and planned research, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Nathanael Hauck ([email protected]). Three letters of recommendation (including one from the candidate’s current position) should be emailed directly from the recommender to the email address above. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately upon receipt, and preference will be given to those received by September 27th, 2019.


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.




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Posted: 8/5/2019
Application Due: 9/30/2019
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