Position Announcement: Plant Evol. Biol. and Systematics, Univ. Alberta

Steve Kembel steve.kembel at GMAIL.COM
Thu Sep 1 16:16:54 CDT 2005

Apologies for cross-posting.

Assistant or Associate Professor
Plant Evolutionary Biology and Systematics
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta


UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA – The Department of Biological Sciences invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level in plant evolution and systematics. Excellent
applicants will be considered from a range of subdisciplines
(systematics, population genetics, evolutionary ecology, etc.), who
have expertise in phylogenetic analysis and plant taxonomy. The
successful candidate will be expected to serve as the Director of the
Department's vascular plant herbarium (ALTA). The candidate must have
a strong record of research and demonstrated potential for excellence
in teaching. The University of Alberta offers a competitive salary
commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits plan. The
Department of Biological Sciences (http://www.biology.ualberta.ca/)
consists of 70 faculty members and 275 graduate students, offering an
exciting environment for collaboration with strong research groups in
evolution and systematics, ecology, and plant biology. Exceptional
infrastructure includes extensive research collections in diverse taxa
(http://www.museums.ualberta.ca/) field stations, plant growth
facilities, and service units in molecular biology, plant/soil
chemical analysis, microscopy, imaging, and GIS. Candidates should
submit a curriculum vitae, a one-page summary of research plans, a
statement of teaching interests and reprints of their three most
significant publications electronically to
positions at biology.ualberta.ca or by mail to Dr. L. S. Frost, Chair,
Department of Biological Sciences, CW 405 Biological Sciences Bldg,
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E9. Applicants
must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the
Chair. Closing Date: October 15, 2005. The effective date of
employment will be July 1, 2006. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will
be given priority. The University of Alberta hires on the basis of
merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We
welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women
and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible
minorities, and Aboriginal peoples.

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