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The Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, assistant professor position. The position will be based at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Lingle, WY. Responsibilities will include 55% research, 30% extension, 10% teaching, and 5% university service. The successful applicant will develop an externally funded program in small grains production and/or plant breeding, provide extension service, and teach classes in the same subject area. Research publications in peer-reviewed journals, effective extension, teaching by distance methods, and direction of graduate student research will be expected. Applicants must have an earned PhD in a relevant discipline at the time of hire. Post-doctoral experience is desirable.
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
Application Materials Required:
To apply, please submit the following documents as PDF files: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and statements of research, extension, and teaching interests. Submit these materials by e-mail to Ms. Thoa Pham at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may be directed to Dr. Bret Hess at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on Aug 1, 2013 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Additional information on employee benefits can be obtained at http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/employee-benefits/index.html.