Careers in the Plant Sciences

Tenure-track Plant Biologist

Butler University - Indianapolis, IN, United States

Position Title: Tenure-track Plant Biologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Friday, September 27, 2019
Institution: Butler University
Department/Division: Biological Sciences
Field (e.g., systematics): Plant Biology
City: Indianapolis, IN, United States
General Information: The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in plant biology with expertise in physiology, biochemistry, or metabolomics beginning in August 2020. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in bioinformatics. We are searching for an individual to complement the teaching and research areas of the current faculty.

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body, faculty and staff. In addition, hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.
Qualifications/Requirements: Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, and an interest in working with diverse populations of students.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in cell and molecular biology and/or genetics, two upper-level electives, as well as occasional opportunities to teach a senior Capstone course and courses in Butler’s Core Curriculum. Typical teaching load is 18 credit hours per year. Successful candidates will be expected to sustain a research program involving undergraduates. Butler has an established undergraduate research program supported by institutional funds. Start-up funds are available for the position.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Applicants should submit a single complete PDF document consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of current and planned research, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Nathanael Hauck (nhauck@butler.edu). Three letters of recommendation (including one from the candidate’s current position) should be emailed directly from the recommender to the email address above. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately upon receipt, and preference will be given to those received by September 27th, 2019.
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Contact Name: Dr. Nathanael Hauck, nhauck@butler.edu