[Taxacom] Curator of Botany, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

John Lundberg lundberg at ansp.org
Fri Sep 28 14:05:48 CDT 2007

Curator of Botany
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

The Center for Systematic Biology and Evolution at the Academy of
Natural Sciences seeks a botanist to fill a career-track appointment as
Curator in the Department of Botany. Rank of the appointment is open.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a proven record of scientific
achievement in collections-based research, and success in attracting
external funding. In addition to taxonomic focus, we seek excellence in
evolutionary biology in such areas as phylogenetics, comparative
morphology, molecular evolution, biogeography, coevolution, or
conservation. Beyond research, responsibilities include curation of the
collections in the Academy’s Herbarium, participation in public exhibit
and education programs, and administration. The herbarium (PH) has about
1.4 million specimens including some of the oldest and most important
plant collections in the Americas.

Applications should include: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) statement of
research and curatorial interests, (3) names and contact information for
three referees, and (4) copies of up to 5 relevant publications. Review
of applications will begin November 1. Send materials in pdf form to: 
botanysearch at ansp.org.

For information about the Academy, the Center, and the Department, see
www.ansp.org, www.ansp.org/research/biodiv, and
www.ansp.org/research/biodiv/botany. The Academy of Natural Sciences is
an Equal Opportunity Employer, and encourages applications from women
and minorities.

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