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CURATOR OF THE HERBARIUM AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - U Alaska CURATOR OF THE HERBARIUM AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CURATOR OF THE HERBARIUM AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR CURATOR OF THE HERBARIUM AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

John Demboski ftjrd at AURORA.ALASKA.EDU
Tue Jul 13 16:08:18 EST 1999


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

CURATOR OF THE HERBARIUM AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF
PLANT MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS

    The University of Alaska Museum and Department of Biology and
Wildlife seek
qualified applicants for a tenure track position as Curator of the
Herbarium
and Assistant Professor.

     The appointee is expected to curate and develop the herbarium,
teach
one course per year (systematic botany or course in an area of
specialty),
supervise graduate students, and establish a vigorous, extramurally
funded
research program complementing evolutionary and plant biology at UAF.
The
position will be affiliated with the Institute of Arctic Biology. The
herbarium comprises the largest collection of Alaska vascular plants.
Available facilities (http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu) include: core DNA
laboratory, spatial ecology laboratory, supercomputer, a modern
greenhouse,
and collaboration with the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research
site.
Applicants with experience in managing and using traditional museum
collections; a background in comparative biology and theory of
phylogenetic
analysis; and experience in using molecular techniques are preferred. A
completed Ph.D. is mandatory and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

     A Collection Manager, laboratory space and start-up funds are
included.
The appointment should begin in August, 2000. Send applications
including
statements of research interest, teaching philosophy, and curatorial
experience, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference by September
3,
1999 to:

Dr. A. Dave McGuire, Chair, Curator of Herbarium Search Committee,
Biology and Wildlife Department, University of Alaska Fairbanks,
Fairbanks,
Alaska 99775-7000:
Phone (907) 474-7656
Fax (907) 474-6967
E-mail ffadm at uaf.edu

The University of Alaska is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer.





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