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Author: Created: 7/29/2016 10:50 AM
MSA Jobs
By SuperUser Account on 10/29/2015 1:30 PM
Research Intern position (Administrative Professional, FT, and Temporary). Washington State University, Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center (TFREC), Wenatchee, WA has an immediate opening focused on tree fruit pathology. The successful candidate will perform duties in support of the research program aiming to develop efficient and cost-effective strategies to manage pre and postharvest pathogens of economic impact in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Position duties include, but not limited to, general lab management, conducting lab and field experiments, assisting in disease evaluation and data analysis. Candidates with experience in tree fruit pathology, mycology, orchard management, conducting field trials, and experience with basic molecular techniques are highly encouraged to apply for the position. The candidate must have minimum Bachelor of Science related to plant science and plant pathology related topics and a valid unrestricted driver’s license or be able to obtain one upon hiring . Closing...
By SuperUser Account on 10/27/2015 1:39 AM
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position for a population geneticist. The anticipated appointment date is fall 2016 or earlier. The successful candidate is expected to establish an extramurally funded research program; to teach and mentor undergraduate, masters’, and doctoral students; and to serve as a member of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) core faculty. Candidates’ research should have a strong potential for collaboration with existing EEB faculty and be able to attract extramural funding. Researchers who focus on desert biota and/or use next- generation sequencing techniques are encouraged to apply. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Biological Sciences is among the most productive departments at UTEP and contributes to interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Science and Engineering, Bioinformatics and Computational Science....
By SuperUser Account on 10/22/2015 9:58 AM
The Department of Botany at Weber State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Applied Mycology starting in Fall 2016. We seek a person with expertise in mycology, endophytes, other plant-fungal interactions, fungal metabolites, or environmental mycology. The successful candidate will be appointed at the Assistant Professor level and will be expected to: 1) teach upper-division courses in area(s) of expertise and lower-division life science courses as required, 2) establish an active and sustained research program that includes mentoring undergraduate students, 3) seek external funding in support of teaching or research, 4) establish collaborations with colleagues in the College of Science; and 5) contribute to the development of new interdisciplinary curricula including a planned environmental/ sustainability science program. Minimum Requirements include: A Ph.D. in botany, or a related life sciences field with expertise in Applied Mycology. Candidates who expect to complete...
By SuperUser Account on 10/7/2015 5:07 PM
A Postdoctoral Research Associate positon is available in my laboratory at Texas Tech University. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. in a relevant field to examine how the biotic and abiotic processes interact over spatial, temporal, and taxonomic scales to explain the dynamics of angiosperm populations and communities. The NSF and DoD funded projects include complementary manipulative and non-manipulative studies in epiphytic and terrestrial plant communities. Expertise in some or all of the following areas is desired: fungal molecular ecology, orchid mycorrhizal ecology, metagenomics, evolutionary ecology, community ecology, and ecological phylogenetics. Competitive candidates will also possess the following attributes: - Demonstrated proficiency in communicating research results (i.e., peer reviewed publications and scientific presentations) - Strong quantitative analytical skills (bioinformatics and multivariate statistical analyses) - Sample inventory and data management skills...
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...