Postdoc position at Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research.
jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU
Mon Aug 18 12:08:19 CDT 1997
CSIRO PLANT INDUSTRY
POST DOCTORAL FELLOW AT THE CENTRE FOR PLANT BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH
$41K - $46K PLUS SUPERANNUATION
CSIRO Plant Industry is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow to work on a
project aimed at resolving taxonomic problems in Pultenaea (Fabaceae).
The position will be based at the Australian National Herbarium, Centre
for Plant Biodiversity Research, in Canberra, Australia.
We are looking for a person with a relevant PhD and proven research
achievements in systematics.
You will have developed a good understanding of modern methods of
phylogenetic systematics and have experience with standard taxonomic
laboratory and herbarium techniques, particularly SEM and light
microscopy. Experience with techniques for analysing taxonomic
variation, including multivariate analyses is important, as are
effective oral and written communication skills.
Your duties will involve development of DELTA database for the relevant
taxa, preparation of a revision of the genus Pultenaea and a treatment
of the eastern Australian species for Flora of Australia.
This appointment is for a term of 2 years 9 months.
For further information contact Dr Judy West +61-2-6246-5113 or email
j.west at pi.csiro.au The Duty Statement and Selection Criteria can be
obtained by contacting Jenny Davis-Downs +61-2-6246-5183 or fax
+61-2-6246-5000, or email j.davis-downs at pi.csiro.au
Information about the Australian National Herbarium and the Centre for
Plant Biodiversity Research can be found at http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/
As a first step, applicants are advised to obtain the Selection
Criteria and Duty Statement. Address your application for the above
position, quoting Reference No PG:97037, and include details of your
experience, skills and qualifications. Please mark 'Confidential' and
forward to: The Personnel Section, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry,
GPO Box 1600, Canberra ACT 2601 by 8 September 1997.
(NOTE: THIS POSITION IS TO BE INCLUDED ON THE INTERNET PAGE 'EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES IN AUSTRALIA'. THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS NOT RESTRICTED TO
AUSTRALIAN APPLICANTS ONLY.)
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