Positions Available (Plant Breeding at NCSU)

1. Instructor

  • The Biotechnology Program, North Carolina State University, invites applications for a position as Instructor in the area of molecular biology and protein purification. The instructor will be responsible for teaching an introductory biotechnology laboratory course that covers DNA isolation and purification, cloning, PCR, protein purification and immunoblotting. This course will serve as the required course for entry into advanced courses that will lead to a minor in Biotechnology (see www.ncsu.edu/bitminor for more information).
  • This individual must have strong interpersonal skills and teaching ability. Familiarity with expression vectors and molecular biology computer programs is an advantage. A Ph.D. is required.
  • North Carolina State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under Affirmative Action Policy. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Dr. N. Robertson.
  • Applications received prior to March 23, 2001 will be assured of full consideration, and the position will start May 1, 2001. Interested persons should send a curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:

2. Assistant Professor

  • TITLE: Assistant Professor of Horticultural Science (01-10-0102)
  • AVAILABLE: July 1, 2001
  • DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: April 1, 2001 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
  • POSITION DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a minimum of two landscape horticulture courses per semester. An Ornamental Planting Design course in the landscape horticulture curriculum is one of the courses assigned to this position. Other courses from the curriculum that will be expected to be taught on a rotating basis include a beginning level 3-credit hour landscape horticulture course (typically team taught), a 6-credit hour residential design studio, an entry level course for the two-year Agricultural Institute program, an entry level graphics course, a CAD course, a 3-credit hour site planning and construction materials course, a 6-credit hour landscape construction studio, and any other related courses of the individual's interest. Additional opportunities exist to teach Summer School courses for added compensation. Advising undergraduate students in the curriculum is a major responsibility and expectation of this position. Scholarly activity is expected such as course and curriculum development, peer reviewed publications, collaborative activities, etc.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: This is a 100% academic, 9-month, tenure track position requiring a Master's of Landscape Architecture degree and extensive knowledge and experience with plants and planting design. An undergraduate degree in Horticultural Science is desired but not required, providing the applicant has the experience and passion for plants. Computer teaching skills are desirable and good oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit a complete vitae, a design portfolio, copies of transcripts and request letters of recommendation from three sources be sent to:

3. Lecturer

  • TITLE: Lecturer, Department of Horticultural Science (01-10-0103)
  • AVAILABLE: July 1, 2001
  • DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING APPLICATIONS: April 1, 2001 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
  • POSITION DESCRIPTION / RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach a minimum of two landscape horticulture courses per semester for the 4-year curriculum and/or 2-year Associate degree programs. The applicant will be expected to teach on a rotating basis other courses in the landscape horticulture curriculum. These include a CAD course, a 3-credit hour landscape horticulture course (typically team taught), a 6-credit hour residential-scale design studio, an entry level graphics course, and any other related courses of the individual's interest. Additional opportunities exist to teach Summer School courses for added compensation. Advising undergraduate students in the curriculum is a major responsibility and expectation of this position.
  • QUALIFICATIONS: This is a 100% academic, 9-month, non-tenure track position requiring a Master's of Landscape Architecture degree and experience/knowledge/interest in landscape construction. An undergraduate degree in Horticultural Science is desired but not necessary providing the applicant has the experience in small-scale landscape design and construction. Computer skills are desirable and good oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit a complete vitae, a design portfolio, copies of transcripts and request letters of recommendation from three sources be sent to:

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