Assistant Professor of Plant Evolutionary Biology

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
Closing date
Sep 30, 2021

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Science, Life Sciences
The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma
State University in Stillwater ( seeks
a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. The ideal
candidate will address fundamental questions in Plant Evolutionary
Biology, especially if using approaches that contain a genomic
or genetic component. The position will complement departmental
strengths in evolutionary biology, ecology, genetics, and cell and
molecular biology. The successful candidate is expected to build
an innovative, externally-funded research program, and contribute
to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Effective
and engaging teaching of introductory and advanced courses in the
candidate's specialty are expected. A Ph.D. in evolution, ecology,
genetics, plant biology, or a related field is required; postdoctoral
experience is expected. All applications should be submitted online
through Interfolio ( Include 1)
cover letter, 2) CV, 3) statement of research accomplishments and future
objectives, 4) statement of teaching philosophy and goals, 5) statement
of experience and philosophy in the areas of diversity, equity, and
inclusion, and 6) names and contact information for three references.
Candidates from groups underrepresented in science and academia are
especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin October
1 and continue until position is filled, contingent upon availability of
funding. Contact information: Destiny Goree,,

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and
affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy
of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based
on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status,
sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran
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The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Biology - Assistant Professor, Location: Stillwater, OK - 74078

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