10 February, 2016
Position Title: Professor – Plant Sciences (Biological Sciences)
Position Type: Tenure-Track Professor
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Lehman College of the City University of New York is searching for a Professor of Plant Sciences. The successful candidate will serve as the Initial Director of the new Plant Science Center, help in the establishment of a new PhD program in Plant Sciences which will involve the curatorial staff of the New York Botanical Garden and the Plant Science doctoral faculty at Lehman College and other units of the City University, and develop a collaborative research agenda designed to attract significant extramural funding. This position is for tenured, Full Professor rank; however, outstanding candidates may be considered for Distinguished Professor rank.
The areas of interdisciplinary research to be conducted at the Plant Science Center will encompass a wide variety of topics related to plants, including, but not restricted to, population and community ecology, climate change, genomics, urban ecology, effects of invasive species, ethnobotany, population genetics and physiological ecology.
Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Preferred Qualifications: The successful candidate may also qualify as a Distinguished Professor at CUNY. The candidate should have a significant track record of extramural funding, an ongoing research agenda in one of the focus areas listed above, and a demonstrated teaching ability.
Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
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