Univ. Alaska Curator of Herbarium position

Kevin Winker ffksw at UAF.EDU
Mon Jun 6 15:28:13 CDT 2005

The application deadline for the following position has been extended
to 1 September 2005. We welcome inquiries during the forthcoming
Evolution 2005 meeting, although no interviews will be conducted until
after 1 September.


World-class Outdoor Opportunities!

The University of Alaska Museum of the North and the Department of
Biology & Wildlife at the University of Alaska Fairbanks seek qualified
applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant-Professor position as Curator
of the Herbarium. Successful candidates are expected to: establish a
vigorous, extramurally funded research program complementing the
University's programs; curate the herbarium; teach one course per year
(Systematic Botany or a specialized course); and advise undergraduate
and graduate students. The position will also be associated with the
Institute of Arctic Biology. A newly expanded museum and laboratory,
greenhouse, core laboratory for nucleic acid research, and supercomputer
facilities are available. Opportunities exist to use field areas such as
the Bonanza Creek/Poker Creek and Toolik LTER sites. Preferred
applicants will have a strong background in developing, managing, and
using museum collections and in a specialized research area (which is
flexible). An earned Ph.D. is mandatory, and postdoctoral experience is
preferred. Applicants who can successfully implement their vision for
how traditional collections can be used on the leading edges of science
are especially encouraged to apply. Laboratory space and startup funds
are included. Further information about the University and Museum is
available at www.uaf.edu/museum, mercury.bio.uaf.edu, and
mercury.bio.uaf.edu/iab. Applications should include: a completed
applicant form (www.alaska.edu/hr/forms/hr_employmentforms); curriculum
vitae; three letters of reference; and separate summaries of interests
and experience in research, curation, and teaching. Please send complete
application package by 1 September 2005 to Curator of the Herbarium
Search, c/o UAF Human Resources, P.O. Box 757860, Fairbanks, Alaska
99775-7860. Questions about this announcement can be addressed to Molly
Lee (ffmcl at uaf.edu).

The University of Alaska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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