[Taxacom] Job posting: Botany Curator and Assistant or Associate Professor, Univ. of Colorado Boulder

Robert Guralnick Robert.Guralnick at colorado.edu
Mon Nov 3 10:37:45 CST 2008

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and Department of
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology  (EEB),  University of Colorado
Boulder invite applications for a joint, tenure-track appointment as
Curator of Botany and Assistant or Associate Professor. Primary
responsibilities will be to curate and develop the Museum's botany
collections, use phylogenetic and systematic approaches as a core part
of their research program on any group of plants (including bryophytes
and lichens), and teach in Museum and Field Studies and EEB. The
successful individual will be expected to take a leadership position
in advancing the role of the Herbarium.  The Herbarium houses a
diverse collection of approximately a half million specimens of
vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens and has strong holdings from
the southern Rocky Mountain region. This regional strength is enhanced
by collections from western North America, the American Arctic, the
Altai and the Caucasus Mountains of Central Asia, the European alpine,
and the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico.  Additional information
about EBIO and the CU Museum and Herbarium can be found on the web at:
http://www.cumuseum.colorado.edu and http://www.colorado.edu/eeb.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree; curatorial experience is
important. Apply at http://www.jobsatcu.com/ , Posting# 805528,
beginning November 1. The application package should include
curriculum vitae, representative publications, statements of research,
teaching, and curatorial experience and vision, along with names and
addresses of four references. Contact: Robert.Guralnick at colorado.edu.
Review of applications begins January 1, 2009 until a successful
candidate is identified.  The University of Colorado is committed to
diversity and equality in education and employment.

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