systematist/phylogeneticist position

Tim Lowrey tlowrey at UNM.EDU
Mon Apr 26 10:14:42 CDT 1999

Dear Taxacomers,
  The following position is now open for applications.  The ad is also in
this week's issue of SCIENCE.  Please give to any colleagues or students
that may be interested.


Position: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

The Department of Biology at the University of New Mexico is seeking
applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant
Professor level in systematics with expertise in phylogenetic theory and
analysis, to begin August 21, 2000, pending budgetary capability.

Minimum requirements:   Ph.D. in some sub-discipline of biology by the
start date. Preferred characteristics: postdoctoral experience; familiarity
with statistical approaches to phylogenetic inference and a thorough
understanding of the theory of phylogenetic analysis and algorithm
construction; expectation of developing an independent, vigorous research
program; commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate through
graduate level; and enthusiasm for working with colleagues whose interests
include a broad array of disciplines and organisms.  Teaching
responsibilities are likely to include a course in Phylogenetic Theory and
Analysis at the upper division/graduate level and participation in
Introductory Biology and the Systematics curriculum.
Competitive salary and start-up funds provided.

To apply for the Systematist-Phylogeneticist position, provide the following:
* A curriculum vitae
* A bibliography with 2-3 reprints of significant publications
* A brief description of research interests
* A brief statement of teaching interests and philosophy
* Arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the
 Systematist-Phylogeneticist Search Committee within one week of the closing

E-mail applications will be accepted provided the original is mailed within
24 hours. E-mail address for applications or inquiries: vkent at

The applicant is responsible for having three letters of recommendation to
be sent to:
Systematist/Phylogeneticist Search Committee
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1091, Tel: (505) 277-3411;  Fax: (505) 277-0304.
Completed applications must be received at the above address by 25 June 1999.


Dr. Tim Lowrey
Director of the Museum of Southwestern Biology, Associate Professor of
Biology, and  Curator, UNM Herbarium
Dept. of Biology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Fax: (505)277-6079
e-mail: tlowrey at

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