Job announcement, Systematic Botany

Gary Rosenberg ROSENBERG at SAY.ACNATSCI.ORG
Wed Jun 1 10:19:20 CDT 1994


THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA seeks an ASSISTANT CURATOR
OF BOTANY to start January 1995.  The Academy has strong collections in all
areas of botany and strong programs in systematics and in general aquatic
ecology.  Applicants with expertise in cryptogamic botany (particularly
freshwater phycology, mycology, and bryology) and aquatic vascular plant
systematics are especially encouraged to apply, although all areas of
systematic botany will be considered.  Requirements: (1) Ph.D. in botany or
related discipline; (2) demonstrated research skills in systematics or
evolutionary biology of plants; (3) ability to establish, maintain, and
obtain grant funding for an independent research program; (4) experience
and interest in curation of botanical collections; and (5) willingness to
participate in the institution's public programs.  Opportunities exist for
adjunct appointments at area universities.  Send curriculum vitae,
statement of research and curatorial interests and goals, and the names,
addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to:

     Botany Search Committee
     The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
     1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
     Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195

Applications should be received by 15 July 1994.  The Academy of Natural
Sciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.




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