The Department of Biology at Colorado State University requests applications for a Plant Biologist at the rank of Assistant Professor to enhance a growing group of plant scientists and join a department of diverse faculty whose research spans from the subcellular to ecosystem levels in both animal and plant systems. We seek a creative and collaborative plant biologist who applies new technologies and/or integrative approaches to answer biological questions. We are broadly interested in applicants who use genetic, genomic, molecular, cellular, physiological, systems biology, and/or synthetic biology approaches to enhance knowledge about plant biology.
To apply, submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a 3 page research statement, a 2 page statement of teaching philosophy and a 1 page diversity and inclusion statement. In addition provide contact information for three references and three representative publications.
For a full position announcement and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/81473. Applications received by 11:59 pm on December 13, 2020 will receive full consideration. Reference letters should be submitted by December 21, 2020 to ensure full consideration. No mail-in applications or letters will be accepted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Biology.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in biology or related field and evidence of a potential or a successful research program as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, intellectual leadership, evidence of successful grant writing, teaching/mentoring experience, engagement in service/outreach/inclusivity activities, and experience working in a collaborative setting.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience
About Colorado State University
Consistently included as one of the best places to live and work in the country, Fort Collins provides the breathtaking backdrop and home to Colorado State University. The community of about 173,000 is situated along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado State University (CSU) is a land-grant institution encompassing 57 academic departments in 8 colleges, housing more than 75 majors. It is one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country, with annual research expenditures of over $400 million and an enrollment of over 33,000 students.
There are also several state and federal research agencies in Fort Collins that contribute to the intellectual environment of the university. These include the Agricultural Genetic Resources Preservation Research Unit, the State Forest Service, the US Forest Service, the US Geological Survey, the National Wildlife Research Center, the USDA-Agricultural Research Service, the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. The University of Colorado in Boulder, the University of Colorado Health Science Center and Denver University in Denver, and the University of Wyoming are all within a one-hour drive.