School of Agricultural and
The School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences invites
resumes for a nine month, full-time, tenure track position for candidates with interests in Plant-Microbe interaction. This is a joined appointment
between the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences (DAFRS) and
the Department of Natural Sciences (DNS). Salary is commensurate with
experience and qualification.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach; conduct
research; engage in University, Department, and community service; supervise
undergraduate and graduate student research; provide academic advisement and
mentor undergraduates; and develop externally funded grants to support research
activities. The primary area of instruction shall include teaching plant
pathology, mycology, bacteriology, virology and/or other courses in related
areas. The research area is open, but could include investigations of
interactions between plants and pathogens, mutualists, or microbial communities
relevant to our region and complement existing areas of strength and
interaction with the graduate programs within the departments. Performs
other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Ph.D. and academic preparation in Plant Sciences,
Plant Pathology or related discipline required. Applicants must also
demonstrate a strong evidence of scholarly activity, research productivity.
Ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of
specialization desired. Experience in grantsmanship required. Ability to form
collaborative partnerships is required. Additionally, the successful candidate
must have excellent communication skills and a strong commitment to teaching,
research and service.
Screening of the applicants will begin immediately and
continue until a suitable candidate is found. Qualified applicants should
submit a curriculum vitae, letter of application, unofficial transcripts of
academic work (official transcripts will be required prior to an official offer
being made), statement of scholarly interest, statement of teaching philosophy,
and have three letters of professional recommendation sent directly by
Department of Human Resources
University of Maryland Eastern
Princess Anne, MD 21853
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must
be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept
employment in the United States of America.
Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.