Assistant Professor in Plant Biology

Rider University Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Deadline Dec 03, 2018
Job Type Paid permanent

Candidates must have a PhD or other terminal degree in their field of study, experience teaching undergraduate students, and the ability to engage undergraduates in an active, independent research program.  Preferred candidates will have a record of outstanding teaching of diverse populations of undergraduates and post-doctoral experience.  Candidates who are broadly trained in plant biology or plant ecology, and whose research program integrates field work with genetics, bioinformatics, computing, modeling, and/or analysis of “big data” are preferred.

Responsibilities for this position will include contributing to instruction of general biology as well as upper-level courses in his/her disciplinary specialty, developing an active research program engaging undergraduate students, advising students and providing value to the Department, College and University. Willingness to work collaboratively with other faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential.


To apply for this position, please visit our website at, Position 312351. Applications must be submitted online and include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research interest and teaching philosophy that contain evidence of experience with, and commitment to, mentoring and teaching a diverse student body.  At the website, you must also identify the names and contact information of three professional references who will then be contacted by Rider University. For full consideration, application materials must be received by December 3, 2018.

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Rider students planting dune grass at Island Beach State Park. Uploaded by Rider University
Rider students planting dune grass at Island Beach State Park. Uploaded by Rider University