Tue Sep 12 08:29:39 CDT 1995

The Missouri Botanical Garden is accepting applications for
the following positions:

Editorial Assistant - Flora of China

The selected individual will edit manuscripts; verify bibliographical
citations; correspond with co- authors; prepare the scientific
index; prepare the project's newsletter & maintain an up-to-date
mailing list; develop a database regarding the novelties,
nomenclatural changes, & distribution extensions of Chinese
taxa; complete & update the Chinese taxonomic literature;
produce taxonomic treatments; attend editorial committee
meetings; create accounts & illustrations, in collaboration
with other Research staff,  & make them available on the
Gopher & World-Wide Web. The ideal candidate will possess
a Ph.D. in taxonomy; knowledge in word processing, databases,
& spreadsheets.  Editorial experience preferred.

Taxonomist - Flora of China

The selected individual will correspond with the Project's
Co-Director in Beijing regarding deadlines, delivery of first drafts,
reviews by authors & editorial committee, formatted volumes,
author contracts, Chinese & Pinyin plant names, & visits to
& from China; translate from Chinese all correspondence; enter
Chinese names in formatted manuscripts; prepare the Pinyin
& Chinese indexes, & read proofs;  prepare applications for
supporting travel grants & organize the visits of the Chinese
authors; complete & update the Chinese taxonomic literature
in conjunction with the Coordinator & Editorial Assistant; produce
taxonomic treatments of certain groups when required; work with
other Research staff to make accounts & illustrations available
on the Gopher & World- Wide Web; & develop a database in
Chinese & English for addresses of all correspondents in China.
The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in taxonomy, verbal &
written command of the Chinese language, knowledge in word
processing, databases, & spreadsheets, knowledge of Chinese
Star & related Chinese language programs preferred.

To apply, please send cirriculum vitae & three letters of reference
to: Missouri Botanical Garden, Human Resource Management, P.O.
Box 299, St. Louis, MO  63166-0299.
E-mail: rland at admin.mobot.org
Fax: (314) 577-9597

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