Molecular Systematist Position Available

Mon Oct 24 08:55:10 CDT 1994

                  October 10, 1994
 Research Scientist: Molecular Plant Systematist / Geneticist

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden invites applications for the
position of Research Scientist in plant molecular
genetics/systematics.  The Garden is especially interested in
candidates who take a broad view of plant systematics and
evolution, but who have expertise in conservation genetics,
developmental genetics, plant molecular evolution and/or
related disciplines.  The successful candidate must fit well
into a small but highly interactive research group which
maintains active collaborations with scientists at other
institutions.  The disciplines of phylogenetics, anatomy,
morphology and monographic systematics are well-represented
among existing researchers.

The position involves 20 -30% teaching in the Graduate Botany
Program of the Claremont Graduate School, 60% Research and
10% service and administration.  Applicants should have a
minimum of five years' research experience in molecular
genetics and systematic botany.

Researchers at RSABG are expected to sustain externally
funded research programs, teach one to two courses per
academic year, maintain an active publishing schedule and
participate in institutional life.

Qualifications:  A Ph.D. in Botany and successful prior
experience conducting molecular systematics/evolutionary
research.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate the
ability to maintain an active, independent, externally-funded
research programs, willingness to participate in the Graduate
Program, enthusiasm for the native flora of California and
for the programs and activities of the Garden.  Preference
may be given to candidates who study native Californian or
related floras.  Minority and female candidates are
encouraged to apply.

Send curriculum vita, statement of research accomplishments
and interests/goals, and names, addresses and telephone
numbers of three references to: Research Scientist Search,
Office of the Director, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500
N. College Avenue, Claremont, California 91711.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden is an Equal Employment
Opportunity Employer.

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