Job for mycologist (taxonomy)

Tue Jun 14 08:11:28 CDT 1994

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This is an outstanding oppurtunity to join the Royal Botanic
Gardens and undertake taxonomic research on the macrofungi of
south-east Australia. The National Herbarium of Victoria is
a major centre of botanical studies in Victoria and the
collection of over 1 million plant specimens is one of the
largest and most important in Australia.

In addition to carrying out research, you will be responsible
for the general curation of the cryptogamic collections,
selectively building up these collections (especially macrofungi
collection), identifying specimens received for identification,
and providing authoritative advice.

Tertiary level qualifications and extensive research experience
in the field of macrofungi make you a nationally recognised
expert in this field. We also expect that you will have a good
understanding of herbarium procedures, a background in curating
collections, and a demonstrated capacity to pursue research
and publish your results. Good oral and wrtitten communications
skills are essential.

The position offered is for a five year term, and the salary is
in the range A$34,548-$43,280, plus the employer contribution to

Please direct all enquires and requests for further information
to Dr Jim Ross,
telephone +61-3-655 2300
FAX +61-3-655 2350

Applications should be submitted to the
Personnel Officer, Royal Botanic Gardens,
Birdwood Ave, South Yarra Vic. 3141, Australia
by 5 pm, Thursday, 23 June 1994.

The Royal Botanic Gardens is a EEO employer and
offers a non-smoking workplace.


Tim Entwisle, Botanist
National Herbarium of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne


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