[Taxacom] Postdoctoral position in ascomycete systematics

Wendy Untereiner untereiner at brandonu.ca
Mon Jan 14 14:23:28 CST 2008

Please bring the following advertisement to the attention of all  
potentially qualified individuals.
Postdoctoral position in ascomycete systematics

A full-time postdoctoral position in ascomycete systematics is  
available immediately in the Department of Biology at Brandon  
University.  The focus of this research is the investigation of the  
Chaetomiaceae (Sordariales, Ascomycota).  Candidates should have a  
Ph.D. in mycology, plant pathology, or a related discipline, previous  
experience in the cultivation and molecular characterization of  
ascomycetes, training in phylogenetic analysis, and a strong interest  
in systematics and revisionary taxonomy.

This position has guaranteed funding for one year with a possibility  
of extension.  Salary is commensurate with experience and  
qualifications, with a minimum of $32,000 per year.

The City of Brandon is a small community (pop. 42,000) with a lively  
cultural life and vibrant economy.  It offers a high quality of life  
and many, all-seasons recreational opportunities.  Brandon is located  
100 km from Riding Mountain National Park and is 200 km from the City  
of Winnipeg (pop. 634,000).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  However, Canadian  
citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Interested  
individuals should send a curriculum vitae, contact information for  
three references, and a cover letter describing their interest in the  
position to <untereiner at brandonu.ca>.  Please place the words  
‘postdoc’ in the subject line of your email.

Wendy A. Untereiner, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology
and Tier II CRC
Department of Biology
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB Canada R7A 6A9
Tel.: 204-727-9603 (office), 204-724-5482 (lab)
Fax.: 204-728-7346
Email: untereiner at brandonu.ca

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