[Taxacom] Job opportunity: Full professor of Evolutionary Botany in Neuchatel, Switzerland

Lena Struwe struwe at AESOP.Rutgers.edu
Mon Mar 19 12:26:44 CDT 2007

The *University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland*, is seeking to hire:

*A Full professor (professeur ordinaire) of Evolutionary Botany*
*Description*: The Institute of Biology at the University of Neuchâtel 
has an important focus on research in Plant Biology and the successful 
candidate is expected to make a significant contribution to the field. A 
comparative approach to research topics such as plant domestication, 
reproductive biology and invasion is of particular interest. 
Collaboration with the National Center of Competence in Research "Plant 
Survival" is expected. In terms of teaching, we seek a highly motivated 
naturalist giving courses including field work in plant systematics and 
ecology at the bachelor level and courses reflecting own research focus 
in the Master in Plant Ecology and Physiology.
Duties*: Full chair (6 hours weekly teaching, management of a research 
program and conducting various administrative tasks).
Requirements*: The successful candidate holds a PhD in biology and has a 
strong record of internationally recognized research in evolutionary 
botany. Teaching in French will be expected at the Bachelor level.
Particularly desired qualities*:
. Inclusion of field work in research and teaching
. Good knowledge of indigenous plant taxonomy.
Starting date*: January 1st 2008 or to be convened*
Application*: visit _http://www.unine.ch/sciences 
<http://www.unine.ch/sciences> _under "emploi" for complete information. 
The University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland encourages female applicants*.
Information*: please contact Prof. Martine Rahier (++41 32 718 
3137/2500; _martine.rahier at unine.ch_)
Applications deadline*: June 15, 2007. Send complete application 
including electronic copy to: Prof. Martine Rahier, Chaire de botanique 
évolutive, Institut de biologie, Rue Emile-Argand 11, CP158, 2009 
Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Dr. Lena Struwe
Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources/ Dept. of Plant Biology and Pathology
Rutgers University 
237 Foran Hall, 59 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8551, USA
phone: (732) 932-9711 ext. 235, fax: (732) 932-9441
e-mail: struwe at aesop.rutgers.edu  
home page: www.rci.rutgers.edu/~struwe    
GENTIAN RESEARCH NETWORK: http://gentian.rutgers.edu 
Director, CHRYSLER HERBARIUM: http://herbarium.rutgers.edu


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