herbarium job opportunity

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Mon Feb 14 14:26:22 CST 2000

                      Herbarium Collections
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? Manager

The Louisiana State University Herbarium, Department of Biological
Sciences, invites applications for the position of collections? manager.
Minimum qualifications include a Master?s degree or equivalent in plant
systematics or related field and 2-4 years related experience, or a Ph.D.
specializing in plant systematics.  Research and publication history
sufficient to qualify for Graduate Faculty affiliate status is desired.
Herbarium experience and familiarity with our regional flora and knowledge
of computers and database management preferred.  Responsibilities include
herbarium collections? management ; the supervision and training of
students and others workers in herbarium activities, development and
management of digital herbarium data bases; assisting the scientific
community, general public, and governmental agencies in plant
identification and the provision of pertinent technical information; and
participation in funding raising and grant proposal preparation.  The
position provides opportunities for research related to plant systematics
or herbarium management and participation in the academic development and
research of graduate students.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience.  Start date is approximately June 1, 2000; application deadline
March 31, 2000, or until an applicant is selected.  Send letter of
application, resume, and names of at least three references to L. Urbatsch,
Department of Biological Sciences, 508 Life Sciences Building, Ref. log #
000183, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803,.  Phone (225)
388-8555, FAX (225) 388-2597, email:  leu at lsu.edu.

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