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Assistant Professor of Nematology

Company: University of California - Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Job Description:


Job #JPF01187

* College of Nat & Agr Sciences - Nematology


Open October 2nd, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Position Description:
The University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Plant Nematology to begin July 1, 2020. The position is a 9-month appointment in the Department of Nematology in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences. Appointment level and salary are commensurate with experience. The successful candidate is expected to establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program, focused on plant-nematode interactions and plant resistance to nematodes using modern experimental approaches including genetics, functional genomics and metabolomics. The appointee is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, participate in campus service and outreach relevant to the California Agricultural Experiment Station https://cnas.ucr.edu/resources/agricultural-experiment-station.

The Department of Nematology:
The Department of Nematology is committed to a broad-based mission in nematology research, teaching, and outreach including strengths in ecology, agriculture, pest and disease science, parasitology, and health science. Faculty and their graduate students are highly collaborative with campus programs including Entomology, Evolution, Ecology, & Organismal Biology, Genetics, Genomics, & Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Plant Biology, Plant Pathology, and Biomedical Sciences.


A PhD in plant pathology, entomology, nematology, plant biology or a closely-related field is required and postdoctoral training is preferred. Expertise in plant-nematode or plant-pathogen/pest interactions is desirable.

Candidates must apply through https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01187 and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and separate statements of research and teaching interests. A statement addressing the candidate s past and potential future contributions to promote academic diversity must be included. In addition, applicants should request three letters of recommendation be submitted through this site. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by November 27, 2019, but the position will remain open until filled.

Additional information about the Department is available at: https://nematology.ucr.edu/. For questions about this position, please contact Dr. Adler Dillman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Nematology, at adlerd@ucr.edu. For questions on application procedure and requirements, please contact Mary Stuart, Academic Personnel, at mary.stuart@ucr.edu.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. https://hr.ucr.edu/equal-employment-and-affirmative-action


Document requirements


Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement of Research

Statement of Teaching

Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, we ask applicants to describe their past and potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every academic member at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

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The University of California, Riverside is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. You have the right to an equal employment opportunity.
For more information about your rights, see the EEO is the Law Supplement.
The University of California, Riverside is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
See our Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act Annual Security Reports.

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