Department of Botany Assistant Professor of Plant Development

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, British Columbia

Posted 10/21/2022

The Department of Botany, in the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of plant development. This is a tenure track position, with initial appointment to be made at the Assistant Professor level, beginning no earlier than July 1, 2023. We seek an outstanding applicant with an innovative research program using cellular, genetic, and/or genomic approaches to address fundamental mechanisms of plant development. Applicants studying model or non-model plant organisms, including mosses and algae, are encouraged to apply.

The position requires a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, and an exceptional research track record. Responsibilities include establishing and conducting an internationally competitive and externally funded research program, excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising graduate students, and participating on service committees for the department, university, and academic/scientific community. In evaluating candidates, we may also consider evidence of leadership within the candidate’s community, contributions to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion and demonstrated interest in evidence-based teaching. The position includes opportunities for strong interaction with UBC’s Michael Smith Laboratories, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Botanical Garden, Biodiversity Research Centre, Faculty of Land & Food Systems, and the Faculty of Forestry.

Applicants should submit via Academic Jobs Online

The closing date for applications is November 15, 2022 at 5pm (Pacific Standard Time).


Last Updated 10/21/2022