Assistant Professors

Plant Biology

Vacancy: #14F041-2
Position # 4732 & 6053

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in plant biology beginning August 2014. Candidates with research interests in plant systematics or any area of plant metabolism at the molecular, cell or organismal levels, are particularly encouraged to apply. Duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching, maintaining an active research program, and directing graduate students. Graduate curricula include Masters programs in Biology and Marine Biology as well as a Ph.D. program in Marine Biology.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience. State of the art science buildings, an extensive algal and vascular plant herbarium and the Center for Marine Science provide excellent support for research. For additional information on faculty and programs see: and

To apply, complete the online application process at by electronically submitting (1) a letter of application including brief statements of teaching and research interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references. MS Word or PDF attachments are preferred.  For questions about the position, contact Dr. Michael J. Durako, Search Chair, or (910) 962-2373.  For questions about the online application process, contact Ms. Tracie Chadwick, or (910) 962-3536.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 6, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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