The Biology Department at Worcester State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track plant biologist with teaching and research experience in areas such as plant physiology, plant/microbe interactions, genetics, and/or tissue culture. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in areas such as plant biology, cell/molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, and tissue culture, to involve undergraduates in research, and to support the Master's program in Biotechnology through graduate-level teaching and supervision of thesis work.
A Ph.D. in plant biology or a related field is required.
Postdoctoral experience in an academic or industry setting is highly desirable.
Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.
Worcester State University is a public institution of higher learning set on 58 acres in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to preparing students for personal success, rewarding careers, and effective citizenship in the 21st century.We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, biomedical sc...iences, business, and the health professions. Worcester State University is dedicated to offering high quality, affordable undergraduate and graduate academic programs and to promoting the lifelong intellectual growth, global awareness, and career opportunities of our students. To this end, we value teaching excellence rooted in scholarship and community service; cooperate with the business, social, and cultural resources of Worcester County; collaborate with other institutions of higher learning in the region; and develop new programs responsive to emerging community needs.Worcester State University was named the ?Best College in Worcester County? in Worcester Magazine?s Readers Poll seven out of the past ten years. The Princeton Review also designated the University a 2007 ?America?s Best Value College? and a ?Best Northeastern College? from 2005-2013.Worcester State University is within an hour?s drive of all major population centers in New England. We invite you to contact us or stop by for a visit soon!