Curatorial/Research Position, Farlow Herbarium

David E. Boufford boufford at OEB.HARVARD.EDU
Tue Jan 11 08:16:57 CST 2005

Research Associate/Curatorial Associate
Requisition #21789
Harvard University Herbaria
Salary Grade 056

Duties & Responsibilities
The Farlow Herbarium, the unit of the Harvard University Herbaria
containing bryophytes, fungi, algae and lichens, is seeking an individual
with research and curatorial expertise with these organisms. The successful
candidate should have an on-going research program involving taxonomy or
systematics. He or she will be responsible for the curation of a part of
the collection and will be responsible for overseeing curatorial staff and
planning curatorial projects.

Required Education, Experience, Skills
Ph.D. in field related to systematics of bryophytes or lichens.
Demonstrated published research, knowledge of nomenclature rules and
practices; good interpersonal and communication skills; a demonstrated
ability to work with people with diverse scientific backgrounds; and must
be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and to move specimens.

Additional Web Position Listing Information
Two year, grant funded position.
Application should be through Harvard University's on-line application form
For further information please contact Donald Pfister, dpfister at

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