Careers in the Plant Sciences

Assistant Professor - Plant Biologist

Miami University - Oxford, OH, USA

Position Title: Assistant Professor - Plant Biologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Thursday, September 07, 2023
Application Deadline: Monday, October 16, 2023
Institution: Miami University
Department/Division: Biology
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Oxford, OH, USA
General Information: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to teach courses in plant biology, evolutionary biology, or plant diversity, and an advanced course in evolutionary and molecular systematics; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; provide service to the department and university including serving as Director of the W.S. Turrell Herbarium. Appointment begins August 2024.
Qualifications/Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Biology, Botany, Evolutionary Biology, or closely related field by date of appointment.

Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to a plant biologist who uses phylogenetic and phylogenomic approaches to answer questions about evolutionary patterns and processes, such as systematics, speciation mechanisms, biogeography, evolutionary transitions, or the evolution of key morphological and/or developmental innovations. In addition to having expertise in current phylogenomic approaches, candidates should have familiarity with classic taxonomy systems.
Responsibilities: See Summary Above
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Rich Moore at
Compensation Range:
Contact Name: Dr. Rich Moore,