Texas A&M University: Assistant Professor, Plant Microbiome

Plant Pathology and Microbiology (PLPM) Department

The PLPM Department at Texas A&M University (TAMU) is seeking an Assistant Professor (9-month, tenure-track) in the area of the plant microbiome. This faculty position will develop an externally funded research program focused on the plant microbiome and plant-microbe interactions, especially involving the effects of the plant microbiome on root development, plant function and signaling, and concomitant effects of plants on the plant microbiome. Development of novel approaches to monitor the roles and determine ecosystem functions of the plant microbiome in collaboration with scientists and breeders with the goal of enhancing abiotic and biotic stresses while enhancing growth efficiency is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses. For a full job description, visit plantpathology.tamu.edu.

A Ph.D. in plant pathology or a related discipline is required. Excellent communication skills, evidence of scholarly publications, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively is required.

Application materials including an application letter reflecting research and teaching interests and qualifications, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and reference list must be submitted at greatjobs.tamu.edu (Job #10637). For questions, contact Dr. Won-Bo Shim ([email protected]).

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last updated 14-Dec-2017