Biology: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach courses in plant biology, evolutionary biology, or plant taxonomy, and an advanced course in evolutionary and molecular systematics; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; serve as Director of the W.S. Turrell Herbarium and provide other service to the institution. Appointment begins August 2023.
Required: Ph.D. in Biology, Botany, Evolutionary Biology, or closely related field by date of appointment.
Consideration may be given to a plant systematist who uses phylogenetic and phylogenomic approaches to answer questions about evolutionary patterns and processes such as species relations, the evolution of key morphological and/or developmental innovations, speciation mechanisms, biogeography, and evolutionary transitions. In addition to having expertise in current phylogenomic approaches, candidates should have familiarity with classic taxonomy systems.
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/en-us/job/501002/assistant-professor-plant-molecular-systematics. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. David Gorchov at [email protected]. Screening of applications will begin November 18, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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