Plant Systematist Position - University of Washington

Mary Piper piper at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu Oct 6 13:33:38 CDT 1994

The Department of Botany invities applications and nominations for a
tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in systematics of
higher plants.

The successful candidate must be qualified to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in plant systematics, develop a rigorous research
program in molecular plant systematics/phylogeny/evolution, and curate a
major Herbarium.  There is extensive opportunity to develop
collaborations within the Department of Botany and with other units on
campus as well as the potential to attract graduate students in
systematics through departmental fellowships.

A Ph.D. in Botany or a related area is required.  Postdoctoral experience
is desirable.  Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and
innovative research and teaching, and a willingness to cooperate with a
broad spectrum of biologists on campus.

Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Postion available:  September 16, 1995 but may be extended if suitable
candidates are not found.

To apply:  Send a letter of application with a statement of your teaching
and research experience and interests, curriculum vitae and a list of
publications (up to three reprints may also be sent), and arrange to have
three letters of recommendation forwarded to:  Dr. E. Van Volkenburgh,
Chair Search Committee, Department of Botany, KB-15, University of
Washington, KB-15, Seattle, WA 98195.

Phone: 206-543-1942, FAX 206-685-1728, e-mail Mary Piper,
piper at

Priority will be given to applications received by 30 November 1994.

The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and
strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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