Assistant Professor of Biology and Director of the Turrell Herbarium

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Biology: 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.

Required: Ph.D. in Biology, Botany, Evolutionary Biology, or closely related field by date of appointment.

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.

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching to Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Rich Moore at Screening of applications will begin October 16, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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