Position anouncement: Scientific secretary of ATLAS FLORAE EUROPAEAE

Pertti Uotila pertti.uotila at HELSINKI.FI
Sat Jan 7 16:34:52 CST 2006

Position announcement


Scientific Secretary of the Atlas Florae Europaeae




Finnish Museum of Natural History, University of Helsinki, announces a curator position in the Phanerogams Division of the Botanical Museum (H). The appointee to the post will fill the position of scientific secretary of the Atlas Florae Europaeae, a project for mapping the distribution of vascular plants in Europe (see http://www.fmnh.helsinki.fi/english/botany/afe/index.htm). The secretary will be responsible for national and international contacts (especially correspondence, meetings and negotiations, and communication), and for processing materials for the distribution maps. The secretary will participate in the interpretation of the distribution maps and in the writing of map texts, and will collect information on East Europe in particular. Furthermore, the secretary will conduct research on the distribution and taxonomy of European vascular plants. The duties of the post include teaching a course worth two credits on average per academic year. 




Qualification requirements: The successful management of the post requires a Master’s level degree in systematic botany, prior research interest in European vascular plants, good command of English and Russian, initiative and negotiation skills, as well as extensive experience in using computers, and database, geographic information systems and presentation graphics software. 




The salary is 2037–2602  €/month.




Additional information: Professor Pertti Uotila, Director of the Botanical Museum, tel. +358 9191 244 20, e-mail pertti.uotila at helsinki.fi




Applications should include curriculum vitae, and they should be addressed to the Board of the Finnish Museum of Natural History and sent by mail to Helsingin yliopiston kirjaamo, P.O.Box 33 (Yliopistonkatu 4), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland,or by e-mail to hy-kirjaamo at helsinki.fi. The application period ends on the 18th of January 2006, at 15.45 local time. 



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