Tenure-Track Position in Molecular Systematics of Fungi

Tim Dickinson tim.dickinson at UTORONTO.CA
Fri Jan 5 12:11:13 CST 2001

The following announcement will appear shortly in Nature and Science;
please bring it to the attention of suitable candidates.


Tenure-Track Position in Molecular Systematics of Fungi

The Royal Ontario Museum invites applications for a tenure-track
position in molecular systematics of fungi at the entry-level Associate
Curator rank in its Center for Biodiversity & Conservation Biology
(CBCB). Applicants should have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, a
working knowledge of herbarium procedures, and broad expertise in
collecting and analyzing molecular as well as morphological and other
data. The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop a program
of externally-funded collection-based research with a primarily North
American focus and within a phylogenetic framework, (2) curate and
develop the ROM fungal collections (TRTC),  and (3) participate in the
development of new galleries, biodiversity displays and other public
programming. The CBCB is a multidisciplinary Centre comprising 36
curatorial and support staff, as well as graduate students and
associates, and is responsible for major collections of extant plants,
fungi, invertebrates, and vertebrates. Most Curators are cross-appointed
to departments in the University of Toronto and teach at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement
is directed to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research
interests, and complete contact information for three individuals who
may be approached for references, should be sent to: Human Resources
Department, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada M5S 2C6.  Screening of applicants will begin March 1, 2001 and
will continue until the position is filled.

Some information (not completely up to date) about the CBCB and TRTC is
available on the web at
http://www.rom.on.ca/biodiversity/herbaria/ .

<Tim Dickinson
<ROM Vascular Plant Herbarium (TRT)
<Center for Biodiversity & Conservation Biology
<Royal Ontario Museum
<100 Queen's Park
<Toronto  ON
<Phone:  (416) 586 8032     FAX:  (416) 586 5527
<E-mail:  tim.dickinson at utoronto.ca
<Homepage:  http://www.botany.utoronto.ca/faculty/dickinson/

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