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Plant Virology Faculty Position

Stewart M. Gray smg3 at cornell.edu
Fri Apr 4 20:15:15 EST 1997

Plant Virologist. Twelve month, tenured or tenure-track position of
Associate Professor or Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology, commensurate
with applicant's experience. This is a full-time position with research
(70%) and teaching (30%) responsibilities. The appointee is expected to
develop a highly competitive research program emphasizing fundamental
questions in the area of molecular genetic and biochemical analyses of plant
virus interactions with their host plants and/or their vectors. A
willingness to work collaboratively with other scientists within the
virology community and allied disciplines is highly desired. The teaching
responsibility will include an introductory graduate lecture/laboratory
course in plant virology, an upper level graduate course emphasizing
molecular virology and coordinating a current topics discussion course. The
appointee will also participate in seminars and graduate and undergraduate
student advising. A Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience are required. The
successful applicant will have a background in plant virology, with the
demonstrated ability to investigate the molecular genetics and biochemistry
of virus interactions with plant hosts or  vectors. Applicants should submit
a letter of application stating career goals and a research strategy for the
first three years (up to three pages), transcripts of academic records, a
complete curriculum vitae and have three letters of recommendation sent to
Dr. Stewart Gray, Chairman Search Committee, Department of Plant Pathology,
334 Plant Science Bldg., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-4203. (607)
255-7844;  smg3 at cornell.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning 1 July
1997 and the position will be available on or after 1 September 1997. Salary
is commensurate with background and experience. An attractive fringe
benefits package is included. Additional information can be found at
http://ppathw3.cals.cornell.edu/common.html. Cornell University is an
Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer.
Stewart M. Gray
Research Plant Pathologist, USDA, ARS
Assoc. Professor, Dept. Plant Pathology
Cornell University
334 Plant Science
Ithaca, NY  14853
607-255-7844 (Off.)
607-255-4596 (Lab)
607-255-2459 (Fax)

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