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University of Wisconsin
The Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin - Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in plant physiological ecology at the Assistant Professor level with an appointment to begin August 2013. We seek candidates capable of performing cutting edge research on photosynthesis, adaptations for energy capture, hydraulic integration, comparative biology, below ground processes, or global change, associated with vascular or non-vascular plants. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous extramurally funded research program, contribute to biological instruction (likely including part of an undergraduate introductory biology course and a graduate course in plant physiological ecology), participate in a vibrant and collegial plant ecology group and perform service important to the university and profession.
Applicants should have a Ph. D. in biology, ecology, botany, plant physiology, global change, or related field, with expertise in plant physiological ecology. A strong research background and experience in teaching and mentoring are required. Applications should be sent as a single PDF that includes a cover letter referencing position vacancy listing PVL#74457 (http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=74457),
a curriculum vitae, a research plan and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Please have three electronic letters of support sent directly to the search committee. All materials should be sent by email to Plant Physiological Ecology Search Committee (email@example.com). To ensure full consideration, application material must be received by October 15, 2012. A criminal background check will be required prior to the start of employment. Additional information regarding this appointment can be seen at http://www.botany.wisc.edu/plantecophysiologist.htm.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.