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MSA Jobs
By SuperUser Account on 9/27/2015 2:10 PM
Multiple Hires in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is pleased to announce the four faculty searches described below as part of an integrated and dynamic growth stage for the department. We seek outstanding scholars to fill the following tenure track positions: Conservation Biology, Assistant Professor. We invite applications from candidates working on any aspect of ecology or evolutionary biology relevant to the conservation of biodiversity. Evolutionary Biology, Assistant Professor. We invite applications from individuals with research interests at the cutting edge of any area of evolution. Herbarium Director, Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek to fill a tenure-track position in any area of ecology and evolutionary biology, where a responsibility of this position will be supervision and further development of the superb UTK herbarium. Spatial Biology, Assistant...
By SuperUser Account on 9/24/2015 4:04 AM
Biology Department: Assistant Professor of Microbiology Microbiology Faculty Position. The Department of Biology at Clark University, Worcester MA (www.clarku.edu/departments/biology/) invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program in any field of microbiology, involving PhD, MS, and undergraduate students, and will teach microbiology and courses in their area of expertise. Clark University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity university and we strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. For full consideration, one electronic file with a CV, research and teaching statements, and...
By SuperUser Account on 9/23/2015 2:01 PM
EIGHT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR TENURE-TRACK POSITIONS The College of Agriculture at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, invites applications from outstanding basic scientists for eight academic year tenure-track assistant professor positions that will comprise a college-wide cluster hire in fundamental plant biology. Candidates utilizing modern methods to address important questions in plant biology including but not limited to genomics and molecular genetics, computational modeling, biosensor/imaging, synthetic biology and metabolism are all encouraged to apply. We are interested in individuals working on molecular, organismal or ecosystem levels, and in model systems, crops, or natural systems. We envision that the majority of candidates will be considered for positions in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology and the Department of Biochemistry. Positions are also available in the Department of Agronomy, the Department of Entomology, the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and the Department...
By SuperUser Account on 8/23/2015 4:13 PM
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – FOREST PATHOLOGY Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources – University of Georgia POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is an academic year (9 month, 0.75 EFT), tenure-track, 0.50 EFT research, 0.25 EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Warnell School). The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program based on extramural funding. Individuals with experience in fungal pathogens, introduced pathogens, genomic and genetic approaches, and/or field diagnosis and management of forest diseases are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach or co-teach forest health and protection at the undergraduate level, and develop graduate level courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate is also expected to help further develop the Warnell School’s Forest Biology program, advise/mentor...
By SuperUser Account on 8/18/2015 5:27 AM
Assistant Professor in Forest Pathology, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and Department of Forestry Michigan State University The Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences and the Department of Forestry in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University invite applicants for an annual year (12-month) tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank with a focus in forest and ornamental tree pathology. The position will be a joint appointment in Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences (60%) and Forestry (40%). Michigan State University boasts more than 175 faculty members in the Plant Sciences, ranging in disciplines from genomics and protein biochemistry, to plant breeding, food production and landscape ecology. As a unit, cutting across two colleges and five academic departments, research in the plant sciences is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative, offering numerous training opportunities for graduate and post-graduate researchers. Integrated...
By SuperUser Account on 7/20/2015 7:48 AM
The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University is seeking applications for a faculty position in epidemiology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position is tenure track, with an academic year appointment. The primary responsibility involves research on the epidemiology of plant diseases important to Indiana, with secondary responsibility in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program focused on plant disease epidemiology, encompassing host, pathogen, and environmental aspects of disease development. Specific areas of research may include, but are not limited to, quantitative analysis of plant disease, defining the influence of environmental factors on infection and disease development and the development of explanatory or predictive models of plant disease progress. The successful candidate will be expected to attract external support and collaborate effectively...
By SuperUser Account on 7/9/2015 10:35 AM
The Smith Fungal Biology Lab at the University of Florida is looking for a full-time research and herbarium technician to work on several ongoing projects, including the ZyGoLife project (elucidating phylogenetic relationships within ‘zygomycete’ fungi - http://zygolife.org/), the MiCC Microfungi herbarium digitization project (www.microfungi.org), and studies of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with Nothofagus in southern South America. The suitable candidate will support research and archival activities in the Smith lab and in the FLAS fungal herbarium. More about the Smith Fungal Biology lab and the FLAS fungal collection can be found here: http://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/Smith/faculty-Smith.shtml Position responsibilities include but are not limited to: isolation and maintenance of fungal cultures, maintenance and digitization of herbarium specimens...
By SuperUser Account on 6/23/2015 2:01 AM
logo £26,067 - £35,505 per annum depending on skills and experience Full-time, three years fixed term contract Kew Gardens, Richmond Kew is the world-leader in plant diversity science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a major visitor attraction, that shows the importance of plants in all our lives. Kew’s mission is to inspire and deliver science-based plant conservation worldwide, enhancing the quality of life. This role forms a key part of RBG Kew’s new Natural Capital and Plant Health Department (NCPH), which is geared to research on plants and fungi that are directly, indirectly or potentially utilisable for economic and societal purposes. NCPH applies the full range of diversity research techniques to increase knowledge of those plants and fungi. The research outputs will lead to sustaining...
By SuperUser Account on 6/17/2015 10:43 AM
This is an off-date position funded for one year with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal. Salary Range: $40,851 Pay Grade Level: 11 Position Summary: This position provides technical support for beet research. Responsibilities include: assisting with carrying out field, greenhouse, and laboratory analyses and field management as required; field work which includes assisting in the management of crops, primarily sugar beet, preparing planting plans and organizing seed for trials, collection of field data on stand, participation in inoculations of disease nurseries, and assisting in disease ratings and quality sampling and assessment; assisting in collection and assembly of annual research report; assisting in website and presentation management; assisting in greenhouse material preparation during the winter months. Location: The position will be primarily located at the Michigan State University Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center near Frankenmuth, MI. Minimum requirements: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in crop science, plant pathology, ecology, horticulture, agronomy, soil science, biology, natural resources or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansible work experience in a laboratory or field program carrying out plant genetics, plant pathology, and/or agronomic research; experience with statistical analysis; experience with database; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training. Ability to operate basic farm equipment, such as tractors. Commercial Pesticide Application Certification or the ability to acquire within the first 3 months....
By SuperUser Account on 4/30/2015 9:38 AM
The Corradi Lab is currently seeking a postdoctoral fellow in Bioinformatics to work on projects related to Comparative and Population Genomics. The research will be led by Dr. Nicolas Corradi and carried out in a CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) - affiliated laboratory located in the Department of Biology of the University of Ottawa, Canada. Website: http://corradilab.weebly.com/ The position is initially funded for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years, depending on performance. The candidate is expected to work on two ongoing lab projects: 1) Populations genomics of global samples of the bee-pathogen Nosema ceranae The recent decline in global populations of honey-bees has been attributed to a many factors, including infections from the microsporidian pathogen Nosema ceranae. Despite the potential threat that this parasite may have on global bee populations, the basic biology of this species is not well understood....