Careers in the Plant Sciences

Assistant Professor

Miami University - Hamilton, Ohio, USA

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Application Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2023
Institution: Miami University
Department/Division: Biological Sciences Department
Field (e.g., systematics): Plant Biology & Director of The Conservatory
City: Hamilton, Ohio, USA
General Information: Miami University is hiring a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in plant biology who will serve as Director of The Conservatory at its campus in Hamilton, OH. Appointment begins in August, 2023.
Qualifications/Requirements: The position requires a Ph.D. in Biology or a closely related field by date of appointment. Appointment as Associate Professor requires an established record of teaching and research/scholarship.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach courses in plant diversity, evolution, and/or area of expertise; supervise staff and develop programming for The Conservatory; maintain an active research program and seek external funding; advise students; and provide service to the institution and profession which will include oversight of The Conservatory.
Consideration may be given to candidates with
• postdoctoral experience and/or prior teaching experience at the college level;
• interests in teaching plant diversity and evolutionary biology for biology majors, while also teaching other
courses within their area of expertise;
• research interests that complement those of current faculty and that show potential for research collaborations with other Miami biologists;
• interests in developing The Conservatory at the Hamilton Campus as a facility for teaching, research and public outreach;
• experience working with a living plant collection and/or public outreach in biological diversity.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Submit cover letter of interest and CV to the Chair of Department of Biological Sciences (, College of Liberal Arts and Applied Sciences, Miami University, Hamilton OH 45011, USA.
Compensation Range:
Contact Name: Prof. Paul Harding, Dept. Chair,