Tenure-track position in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at the University of California, Riverside




The Department of Botany and Plant Sciences and Center for Plant Cell Biology invite applicants

for an assistant professor, tenure-track, in Plant Cellular Biochemistry. Applicants should

work at the forefront of the field, with emphasis in broad interdisciplinary approaches (such as

proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, cell imaging and /or systems biology) to address important

plant biological topics at the cellular level, such as, but not limited to, development, metabolism,

gene regulation, abiotic or biotic stress, or bioenergy. The successful candidate will establish

and maintain a vigorous, innovative research program and teach an undergraduate course in

plant biochemistry, cell biology or physiology, and/or contribute to campus-wide undergraduate

life sciences teaching. Additionally, the candidate will develop a graduate course in their area

of expertise, and supervise graduate students. The position includes a research appointment in

the Agricultural Experiment Station. For additional information about the Department and the

campus visit http://cnas.ucr.edu/, http://www.plantbiology.ucr.edu/, http://www.cepceb.ucr.edu

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biological sciences or related fields with postdoctoral

experience. Evaluation of applications will begin Nov 1, 2013 and continue until the position

is filled. The position will be available July 1, 2014. Interested individuals should submit 1)

a curriculum vitae, 2) a statement of research and teaching interests, and 3) have three letters

of recommendation submitted through http://www.academicjobsonline.org

For additional information, please contact Dr. Zhenbiao Yang (yang@ucr.edu).

The University of California is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.