Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences - Montana State University-Bozeman in Bozeman Montana

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Montana State University-Bozeman

Bozeman, Montana 59717

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Plant breeding at Montana State University is a multidisciplinary effort involving collaborative and cooperative research efforts of geneticists, molecular biologists, plant pathologists, nutritionists, food chemists, entomologists, agronomists, and a diverse and interested community of growers.   The selected individual will direct the State Barley Breeding program, including varietal testing and development.  This person must be able to establish productive programs in both varietal development and scholarly research related to barley breeding and genetics.  Teaching responsibilities will include classroom instruction, graduate student training, and undergraduate advising.   Expected accomplishments include publication in refereed journals, the receipt of funding from external sources, and release of improved barley varieties. Montana State University recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. 
Please respond to the required and preferred qualifications below in your application.


  1. A PH.D. degree in Plant Breeding, Genetics, or related field

  2. Experience in planting design and implementation of field research

  3. Experience with modern techniques in plant breeding and genetics

  4. A record of publication in refereed journals


  1. A record of participation in plant breeding research

  2. Postdoctoral research experience in plant genetics or related field

  3. Potential for teaching excellence

  4. Potential for development of a competitively-funded scholarly research program

  5. Experience in grant-funded research programs

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Keyword Phrases

  • barley breeding
  • research
  • tenure track
  • genetics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 8/15/2014