Assistant Professor in the area of Plant Developmental Biology

The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC Canada

Posted 11/2/2023

The Department of Botany in the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Plant Developmental Biology, with start date no earlier than July 1, 2024.

The position requires a minimum of PhD degree, postdoctoral experience, and an exceptional track record in the field of Plant Developmental Biology. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent and innovative research program using cellular, molecular, genetic and /or genomic approaches to address fundamental mechanisms of plant development, effectively teach and supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and contribute to departmental service. They will also have a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, to create a welcoming community for all, particularly those who are historically, persistently or systemically marginalized.

In evaluating candidates, we may also consider evidence of leadership within the candidate’s community, and demonstrated interest in evidence-based teaching approaches. The position includes opportunities for strong interaction with UBC’s Biodiversity Research Centre, Michael Smith Laboratories (MSL), Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Botanical Garden, Faculty of Land & Food Systems, and the Faculty of Forestry.

Application Instruction
Applications must be addressed to Botany Head, Professor Shawn Mansfield and submitted via Academic Jobs Online  The closing date for applications is December 18, 2023 at 5pm (Pacific Standard Time).


Last Updated 11/02/2023