[Taxacom] Cryptogamist tenure track position National Herbarium Netherlands

Welzen, P. van (Peter) Welzen at nhn.leidenuniv.nl
Mon Jun 12 08:53:58 CDT 2006

The National Herbarium of the Netherlands (NHN)

The National Herbarium of the Netherlands (NHN) is an inter-university
institute of the Universities of Leiden, Utrecht, and Wageningen with a
collection of over 5.5 million specimens of phanerogams and cryptogams
from all over the world, and a plant biodiversity research program
including floristics, taxonomy, phylogeny, biogeography, and molecular
evolution. For the Research group Phanerogams and Cryptogams of the
Netherlands and Europe (PCNE, NHN-Leiden University branch), we invite
applications for the position of a

Vacancy number: 6-128

The candidate should have a PhD degree and subsequent experience in the
alpha-taxonomy of one of the cryptogamic groups (algae, bryophytes, or
fungi) including experience in field research, an excellent publication
record, an extensive international network, and knowledge of herbarium
curation. The candidate should have experience in phylogenetic analyses
and integrating molecular data into traditional systematics. The
establishment of an active research program and pursuit of external
funding is part of the job requirements. A strong commitment to the
teaching of undergraduate and graduate students is mandatory. The
ability to speak Dutch or the willingness to learn Dutch is required.

Tenure track within the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
means appointment for a period of maximum 6 years. Within these 6 years
there will be an evaluation moment no later than after 3 years. After
the first period of three years, a further three year contract may lead
to the decision if a permanent staff position is offered. Salary in the
first three years ranging from EURO 2708,- / 3554- gross per month
depending on experience and an adapted salary within the further three
year contract.

Further information about this position can be obtained from Dr. M.
Noordeloos (e-mail: Noordeloos at nhn.leidenuniv.nl
<mailto:Noordeloos at nhn.leidenuniv.nl>  ) or Dr. S.G.A. Draisma (e-mail:
Draisma at nhn.leidenuniv.nl <mailto:Draisma at nhn.leidenuniv.nl>  ). For
general information on the Leiden branch of the NHN visit our website at
http://www.nationaalherbarium.nl/ <http://www.nationaalherbarium.nl/>  

Applications, including motivation and specific research goals/targets,
a CV, and the names and contact information of three references, should
be sent before 
June 30 to:
Mw. M. van Schoonhoven, Dienst Personeel & Organisatie
Faculteit der Wiskunde en Natuurwetenschappen
Postbus 9502
2300 RA  Leiden, 
The Netherlands

Alternatively to: m.vanschoonhoven at science.leidenuniv.nl
<mailto:m.vanschoonhoven at science.leidenuniv.nl>  and type 
the vacancy number in the subject line.



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