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The New York Botanical Garden
Curatorial Position in the Institute of Systematic Botany
The New York Botanical Garden is seeking an outstanding systematic botanist
for a career-track appointment in the Institute of Systematic Botany.
Individuals pursuing innovative specimen based and laboratory research in
(1) Ascomycetes, or (2) seed plants, who will develop a strong field
program, actively use the collections, and use laboratory facilities are
encouraged to apply. Candidates who can also make important contributions
in a second interdisciplinary field such as biogeography, biodiversity,
floristics, or theoretical systematics will be given special attention. In
addition to research, responsibilities include publishing research results
and active grant writing,
participation in the publishing program of the NYBG Press, and service
activities. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., a proven record of
scientific achievement, and the ability to establish an externally funded
research program. There are opportunities for participating in
undergraduate and graduate training and for teaching at local universities.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests,
reprints if available and the names and contact information for at least
three references to: Dr. Dennis Wm. Stevenson, Vice President for Botanical
Science, Attn: Human Resources Department, The New York Botanical Garden,
200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd., Bronx, New York 10458-5126, USA.
Position open until filled. Position to begin September 1, 2003.
The New York Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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