Mon Sep 18 12:50:32 CDT 1995


The Missouri Botanical Garden is accepting applications for three
positions in the Bryology Laboratory.  Immediate openings are
available for one post-doctoral researcher and two graduate-level

These positions are funded through a five year PEET grant
(Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy) from the
National Science Foundation to undertake a monograph of the
Pilotrichelloideae (Meteoriaceae, Musci).  These PEET grants
have been established to enhance expertise in taxonomy and are
designed to train new taxonomists in a broad array of taxonomic

The Pilotrichelloideae project will have three aspects: traditional
revisionary, molecular and cladistical.  The project will also produce
a bryological World Wide Web homepage for existing as well as
project-generated bryological information, and will seek new and
innovative ways to synthesize and disseminate information
gathered during the project.

We seek candidates interested in actively participating in
classical monographic research while learning and incorporating
molecular and cladistic analyses within the study.  Post- doctoral
candidates should have a Ph.D. in botany or related field; Bryology
research experience preferred.  Molecular and cladistic work

The tenure for each position may be for the full five years of the
project subject to individual performance and program progress.
The graduate student positions include full tuition at one of the
area universities and a stipend.

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, along with names,
addresses, and phone numbers of  three references to the following
address.  Non-US citizens must also indicate their present visa

Missouri Botanical Garden
Human Resource Management
P.O. Box 299
St. Louis, MO  63166-0299

Email: rland at
Fax: (314) 577-9597

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