Postdoctoral announcement

Molly McMullen mmcm at ACPUB.DUKE.EDU
Mon Oct 14 12:35:05 CDT 1996


                        POSTDOCTORAL POSITION
                         PLANT SYSTEMATICS

                        THE DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

                            DUKE UNIVERSITY

        The Department of Botany of Duke University announces a
postdoctoral fellowship in plant systematics.  This position has been made
possible by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant.  Applicants may apply to
do research with any plant group or across plant groups including algae,
fungi, lichens, bryophytes and vascular plants.  The award includes a
stipend and fringe benefits plus funds for research travel and supplies.
The Department of Botany is particularly interested in Fellows who will
enhance our systematics program through interactions with graduate students
and faculty in seminars, discussion groups and involvement in research.
Preference is given to U.S. citizens.  The fellowship will be awarded for
one year and may start either January 1 or September 1,  1997; there is the
expectation of renewal for a second year.  Stipends for one year are

        Applications must be received by November 30, 1996.  Applications
should include a curriculum vitae, a research proposal including
indications of any special strengths that the applicant will bring to the
program, and copies of publications.  Letters of recommendation should be
sent by two to three people who are familiar with the research of the

        Applications and letters of recommendation should be mailed
DURHAM, NC 27708-0338, or may be faxed to (919) 684-5412.

Participating faculty:

        Duke University                 Smithsonian Institution
        Durham, N.C.                    Washington, D.C.

        Lynn Bohs (Angiosperms)         Vicki A. Funk (Angiosperms)
        Chicita Culberson (Lichens)     John W. Kress (Angiosperms)
        William  L. Culberson (Lichens) David L. Swofford (Phylogenetics)
        Paul Manos (Angiosperms)        Warren Wagner (Angiosperms)
        Richard B. Searles (Algae)      Elizabeth A. Zimmer (Mol. Systematics)
        Jonathan Shaw (Bryophytes)
        Donald E. Stone (Angiosperms)
        Rytas Vilgalys (Fungi)
        Richard A. White (Ferns)
        Robert L. Wilbur (Angiosperms)

Richard B. Searles
Department of Botany
Box 90338
Duke University, Durham NC 27708-0338
Tel. (919) 684-3375
Fax. (919) 684-5412
e-mail <searles at>

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