The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at The University of Western Ontario (Western) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Molecular Biology of Plant Stress at the rank of Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-track). The salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2021. Applicants must possess a PhD in the area of Plant Biology or a closely related field. The successful candidate will conduct world-class research aimed at understanding plant-environment interactions. More specifically, the candidate will apply leading-edge technologies to uncover the molecular mechanisms underlying plant responses to biotic and/or abiotic stresses. It is expected that the candidate will have an outstanding record of research in the form of publications in high-impact, peerreviewed journals, awards, invited talks, and other scholarly achievements, as appropriate for their career path and stage. Evidence of research impact and an emerging international research reputation will be considered strong assets, as will be the ability to attract external research funding.
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