Assistant Professor of Plant Genetics & Crop Breeding
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate on experience
The Department of Plant & Environmental Sciences at NMSU is searching for an Assistant Professor of Plant Genetics & Crop Breeding. This is a 9 month tenure track position 70% research, 30% teaching. The incumbent will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in plant genetics, breeding, and molecular genetics that reflect the critical needs of the department, the college's Genetics and Biotechnology major, and the candidate's area of expertise., Research will focus on NMSU's long standing alfalfa breeding program for improved water use efficiency, abiotic stress tolerance, high yield, and nutritional value. Hay crops, the majority of which is alfalfa, are consistently the number one most economically significant crop in New Mexico. Application must be submitted online by: 3/31/2024. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://careers.nmsu.edu/jobs/search. Posting 499375
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Ph.D. (awarded by hire date) in plant genetics breeding, genomics, molecular biology or related disciplines