Washington University in St. Louis — Two Assistant and/or Associate Professor Positions in Genetics & Genomics

Description
The Department of Biology at Washington University seeks colleagues working in Genetics & Genomics to fill TWO tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are interested in candidates who employ innovative genetics/genomics approaches to investigate fundamental questions in plant biology and/or evolutionary biology.

Successful candidates will become a part of a dynamic Biology Department at Washington University.  Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program and to contribute significantly to both undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students and to participate fully in Departmental, College, and University activities.  Graduate education in life sciences is administered through the Roy & Diana Vagelos Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (http://dbbs.wustl.edu/).

Qualifications
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate area by the start of the appointment, significant research accomplishments, and a dedication to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Candidates for associate professor should have an outstanding teaching, service, and publication record commensurate with tenure at that rank. Successful candidates will provide strengths complementary to other areas of life sciences already represented in Biology and at Washington University.. Extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary research are available within the broader life science community at Washington University and other St. Louis institutions.

Application Instructions
Deadline for full consideration of applications is 1 October 2022.  Applications will be accepted until the search concludes.  Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, diversity statement, pdfs of three papers, and names and contact information of three references to be submitted through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/109280

For further information on the Department of Biology, see https://biology.wustl.edu/.

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