The Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University is seeking to fill a 9 month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The position will be housed in the PES (60%) and FCS (40%) departments and collaborative research will occur with faculty in both departments.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative applied and fundamental research program that integrates plant genetics with human nutrition and health and contribute to the instruction needs of both departments by teaching two courses for FCS in Food Science and Technology, and one or two courses in Genetics, Applied Bioinformatics, or Plant Metabolism.
Application must be submitted online by: 10/15/2019. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/. Posting # 1900502F.
NMSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. in plant science or closely related discipline is required with preferred background in plant genetics/genomics, plant physiology, or plant molecular biology. Demonstrated excellence in transdisciplinary research that integrates emerging genomic, metabolomic, and/or metabolic engineering technologies to improve plant productivity and/or nutritional value is highly desired.
About New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.