Job no: 501002
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Status: Full Time
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.
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. David Gorchov at [email protected].
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin November 18, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
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Advertised: 28 Oct 2022 Eastern Daylight Time