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Herrick Endowed Chair in Plant Science

Herrick Endowed Chair in Plant Science
Department of Biological Sciences
Kent State University

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Kent State University seeks an internationally recognized biologist to fill the Herrick Endowed Chair in Plant Science in the Department of Biological Sciences.   The successful candidate will join a growing department with a rich academic history in this field and a commitment to enhance modern plant biology.  The successful candidate will possess a distinguished record of research scholarship and provide leadership for growth in the plant sciences in the department.

We especially seek applications from individuals who use the modern tools to address major questions in any field of plant biology, including but not limited to: genetics, genomics, ecology, evolution, conservation, physiology, and cellular, developmental and molecular biology.

Candidates for the Herrick Endowed Chair should be exceptional mid–career scientists with recognized potential for continued prominence in their field as evidenced by a strong record of publication, substantive and sustained record of extramural funding, and international recognition in the plant sciences.   The Herrick Endowment supports a highly competitive salary and startup package.

Kent State University provides an outstanding academic environment for the study of plant science.  Please visit our web pages for more detailed information about the Department of Biological Sciences, our facilities and resources, and the Herrick Endowed Chair.

Applications and inquiries should be submitted by email to or online  Interested candidates should send a curriculum vita, and a summary of qualifications and interest.

We are actively soliciting nominations, which can be provided by email at or  online

Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the University’s faculty.

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