Position available - Prof. Plant Sciences

Betsy Jackes betsy.jackes at JCU.EDU.AU
Mon May 15 09:21:12 CDT 2000

Position available - Professor of Tropical Plant Sciences (Plant
Population/Reproductive Ecology)

Area: School of Tropical Biology
Campus: Cairns
Closing Date: 23-JUN-2000
Reference No: 0040

Position Statement: James Cook University offers unparalleled
opportunities for research in the tropics, with its Townsville and
Cairns campuses located close to a broad range of stunning environments,
from rainforests to wetlands, savannas to mangroves and mountains to

Applications are invited for the Chair in Tropical Plant Sciences within
the School of Tropical Biology. The appointee will be a botanist/plant
ecologist with an internationally recognised research output, track
record in research funding, teaching and postgraduate training, and
senior administrative experience, and will complement and enhance the
research and teaching foci of the School at both campuses. The appointee
will be based at the Cairns campus and will be required to provide
academic leadership in Tropical Plant Sciences, to promote the School
within the University, nationally and internationally, and to serve
terms as Head of School. Preference may be given to an applicant whose
primary research interests are in reproductive and population biology of
plants, and who has experience of working in the tropics.

Further details are available from the following website:

Enquiries: Professor Richard Pearson, Phone: (07) 4781 5466
Fax: (07) 4725 1570; E-mail: Richard.Pearson at jcu.edu.au

Betsy Jackes

A/Prof Betsy Jackes
Head, Tropical Plant Sciences
School of Tropical Biology
James Cook University
Townsville Q4811

ph. (07) 4781 4574
fax (07) 4781 5511

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