FNA position available

Judy Unger (FNA) unger at MOBOT.ORG
Wed Aug 30 11:54:46 CDT 1995

Position Available:

Flora of North America Managing Editor

The Missouri Botanical Garden invites applications for the
position of Managing Editor for the Flora of North America

DUTIES: The FNA Managing Editor oversees the entire scope of
transforming the work of contributors and editors into the
products of the FNA, participates in the application of
informatics, supervises the daily work of the FNA Central Office
(FNAC) at Missouri Botanical Garden, and integrates the flow of
information among the off-campus participants and the FNAC.  The
successful candidate will also participate in the preparation and
management of the budget, in fund raising, and in reporting to
the FNA Organization in general and to specific subgroups.

ORGANIZATION: The FNA Managing Editor will report to the
project's Convening Editor and will work closely with a
newly-established Management Committee.  The Managing Editor will
be a regular member of the Missouri Botanical Garden staff.

REQUIREMENTS: An established track record in the field of
systematic botany is required, including an earned doctorate in
systematic botany or equivalent training, and a record of
published accomplishment in floristic and/or monographic research
writing and/or editing scientific literature, knowledge of
botanical terminology, nomenclature, and familiarity with the
protocols of keys, descriptions, maps, and ecological data.
Experience in organizing complex projects and administering them,
and a capacity for flexibility are required, as are competence in
writing and public speaking, and basic computer literacy.

Position available immediately

For further information, contact:
Office of Human Resource Management
Missouri Botanical Garden
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, Missouri  63166
tel: 314/577-9583; fax: 314/577-9597
email: rland at admin.mobot.org

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