Missouri Botanical Garden Job Announcement

James Solomon solomon at MOBOT.ORG
Fri May 2 08:10:30 CDT 1997


Coordinator, Flora of China Checklist

An exceptional opportunity exists for an individual to join the
Research Division at the Missouri Botanical Garden as Coordinator,
Flora of China Checklist.  The Flora of China project is the first
internationally based English language treatment of the rich flora of
China.  The checklist, currently under development as an aid for the
Flora project, is a computerized synopsis of almost 30,000 species of
Chinese plants.

The selected individual will acquire information on the plants of
China, supervise data input and data entry personnel, and collate and
edit information necessary for the completion of the checklist.  Also,
participates in preparation of manuscript for paper and electronic
publication, oversees production of computer-generated checklist of
Chinese plants, and generates project production and progress reports.

Minimum qualifications include a Master's degree in Botany or Biology
plus one year related experience.  Must have a working knowledge of
word processing and database management software programs.  Knowledge
of nomenclature, taxonomy, and botanical literature required.

We offer outstanding benefits, including health, dental, vision, and
life insurance and retirement and tax deferred annuity programs.  To
apply, please submit curriculum vitae to Missouri Botanical Garden,
Human Resource Management, P.O. Box 299, St. Louis, MO 63166-0299.
Fax (314) 577-9597.  E-mail: rland at admin.mobot.org.  Web site:
www.mobot.org.  Equal Opportunity Employer.
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* James C. Solomon            e-mail: solomon at mobot.mobot.org *
* Curator of the Herbarium    tel: (314) 577-9507             *
* Missouri Botanical Garden   fax: (314) 577-9596             *
* P.O. Box 299                                                *
* St. Louis, Missouri  63166                                  *
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