Systematic Botanist job at RBG Melbourne

Mon Oct 31 08:14:22 CST 1994

        SCI-2/3 ($34,548-43,280)

        This is a unique opportunity to join the Royal Botanic
        Gardens, Melbourne, in the Research and Herbarium

        You will be required to:
        Carry out specialised taxonomic research on selected
groups of plants and provide expert scientific advice.
Prepare written treatments of selected families of
plants for the Flora of Victoria. Be responsible for the
botanical curation of a substantial number of families
or groups of plants and provide authoritative plant
identifications.  Co-ordinate the delivery of public
presentations relating to the research activities of the

        To join us you will have:
        A degree or post-graduate degree in science, or an
approved diploma with major subjects in science or such
other appropriate qualifications as may be approved.
Research experience in plant taxonomy and recognition
nationally and internationally as an expert in this
field.  Experience and demonstrated ability in the
organisation and co-ordination of research programs and
the publication of results.  Extensive knowledge of the
flora of Victoria and of herbarium procedures.
Effective communication skills.

        Copies of the duty statement and selection criteria are
        available from the Personnel Manager, telephone 03-655
        2300 or fax 03-655 2350. Additional information about
        the position is available from Dr Tim Entwisle on 03-655
        2313 or email: Entwisle at

        Applications should be submitted to:
        The Personnel Manager, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood
        Ave, South Yarra, Vic. 3141, Australia by 5 pm,
        Wednesday, 16 November 1994

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

        The position is a 5 year appointment

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