Division Director for Plant Sciences Search

The Search

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) seeks a director for the Division of Plant Sciences.

The College

Founded in 1870, the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) has developed into a collection of academic programs merging personalized teaching and advising, advanced research with global reach, and extension programs with a sustained impact on Missouri’s economy. CAFNR has more than 180 faculty members in six academic units: Animal Sciences, Biochemistry, Applied Social Sciences, Food Systems and Bioengineering, Plant Sciences and Natural Resources. Degree programs are offered to approximately 2,500 undergraduate and 435 graduate students. Interdisciplinary research and teaching is a hallmark of CAFNR, promoting a collaborative environment within the college and across campus.

Position Description

The position description is under development and will be posted as soon as it is finalized.

Search Committee Membership

  • Kaitlyn Bissonnette
  • Blake Hurst
  • Chris Klenklen
  • Debbie Finke
  • Sherry Flint-Garcia
  • Walter Gassmann
  • Gary Wheeler
  • Bill Lamberson (chair)
  • Susan Lasley
  • Kelly Nelson
  • Chris Pires
  • Bing Yang
  • Yia Yang (MU-Student)