Assistant/Associate Professor in Plant Breeding/Genetics/Genomics

Assistant/Associate Professor in Plant Breeding/Genetics/Genomics

Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota

The Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota, seeks applicants to fill a 9-month tenure-track, assistant or associate professor position (75% research, 25% teaching).

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong interdisciplinary, internationally-recognized, extramurally-funded research program focusing on the genetics/genomics/breeding of the cultivated potato and its close relatives.

Essential to this position will be development of collaborative research projects with University of Minnesota researchers and regional plant breeding programs focused on potato with the expectation of developing an awareness of industry needs.

The individual in this position will be expected to teach one course per year and to provide academic mentoring for undergraduate and graduate students in Horticultural Science.

To view detailed job description and application instructions, visit employment.umn.edu. Search for Job Opening ID 313229 (select "Job Posted Within - Anytime").

For specific questions, please contact Dr. Tom Michaels, Search Committee Chair, at michaels@umn.edu (+1 612-624-7711).

Tags: 
plant breeding
genetics
genomics
Location: 
St. Paul, Minnesota (USA)