Postdoc Molecular Plant Systematics

P.Hovenkamp Hovenkamp at NHN.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Wed Feb 13 17:42:32 CST 2002


The Leiden Branch of the Nationaal Herbarium Nederland invites applications
for the position of a Post Doctoral Fellow in Molecular Plant Systematics.

The successful applicant should have a PhD in plant systematics and
experience with modern molecular techniques such as PCR, AFLP, and DNA
sequencing, maximum likelihood analyses, and a good publication record.

He/she will carry out molecular systematic research of selected taxa in one
of the cryptogamic phyla, preferably algae, fitting the research priorities
of the National Herbarium, and integrate the molecular results with
information from morphology.

He/she will be involved in the supervision of PhD and MSc students and
teaching in the NHN, and some management tasks in the joint molecular
laboratory of the NHN, the National Natural History Museum (Naturalis), and
the Institute of Ecological a Evolutionary Science (EEW).

The present position is available for a contract of 2 years, but in case of
proven excellence there are possibilities for tenure track leading to a
longer contract and ultimately a permanent senior position. The salary
being commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate and in
accordance with Dutch national regulations to a maximum of EUR 3260.00
gross per month.

Further information about this position can be obtained from Prof. P. Baas
(e-mail: Baas at

For general information about the Nationaal Herbarium visit our website, for more information on the Leiden
University branch the website
P. Hovenkamp
Nationaal Herbarium Nederland - Leiden
PO Box 9514
2300 RA  Leiden
The Netherlands
hovenkamp at

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