Assistant Professor of Fungal Biology at Oregon State University
7/15/2018 2:22 PM
The Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University seeks applicants for a 9-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), tenure-track faculty position in Fungal Biology / Mycology.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative and competitive research program that pursues scholarly work in the area of fungal biology / mycology. The area of research specialization is open and includes ecology, evolution, genetics and genomics of fungi. The successful candidate will serve as Curator of the OSU Mycological Herbarium, and will teach Mycology in the Botany and Plant Pathology program and one course in Biological Data Sciences, an undergraduate major currently being developed.
Required qualifications include a PhD degree in biology, botany, or related fields; research emphasis in fungal biology / mycology; expertise with data science / bioinformatics; and a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity. Postdoctoral and herbarium experience are strongly preferred.
To review the position description and apply, go to https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/63492. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by September 1, 2018.
Questions can be directed to Dr. Aaron Liston, Search Committee Chair