Job Announcement

Ann F. Rhoads rhoadsaf at POBOX.UPENN.EDU
Tue Jan 2 14:52:22 CST 1996

                Postdoctoral Assistant
        Flora of Pennsylvania Field Manual Project

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania has a
postdoctoral assistant position open for someone to work on the
preparation of a field manual of the vascular plants of Pennsylvania.

The position will involve writing keys and descriptions of selected taxa,
field testing keys written by others, working with a botancial
artist to organize illustrations for the manual, assisting in the
development of random access, computerized keys using Delta software.

We are seeking someone with a Phd in plant taxonomy or systematics, field
and herbarium experience, knowledge of the flora of Pennsylvania or
adjacent states, experience in using and writing identification keys, and
experience with Delta.  Additional qualities: excellent writing
skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Starting date to be determined by availability, but by July 1 at the
latest.  Duration: 2 years with the possibility of a 3rd year contingent
on funding.

To apply send letter, transcripts and names of 3 references to Ann F.
Rhoads, or for further information contact:

        Ann F. Rhoads, PhD
        Director, Flora of Pennsylvania Project
        Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
        9414 Meadowbrook Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118
        215 247 5777 x134 (voice)
        215 248 4439 (fax)
        rhoadsaf at

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