Assistant Professor-Integrative Plant Biology, University of Mississippi

Posted 11/7/2018

The Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Integrative Plant Biology. We seek candidates who investigate fundamental molecular/cellular mechanisms of how plants sense and respond to their environment, and whose research integrates across multiple scales. Areas of research interest include but are not limited to plant growth, movement, light and touch-induced signaling, long-distance communication, defense, symbiosis, and stress response.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, externally-funded research program, train graduate students, and teach courses in their area of expertise. The University of Mississippi is a Carnegie-Designated R1 Highest Research University located in Oxford, Mississippi, a beautiful college town well known for its outstanding educational and cultural opportunities.

For further details and to apply, please visit our Online Employment Service at Review of applications will begin December 10 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jason Hoeksema (

Last Updated 11/07/2018