[Taxacom] Curator of Botany and Asst. Prof. CU Boulder

Robert Guralnick Robert.Guralnick at colorado.edu
Tue Sep 27 06:21:51 CDT 2011

Dear Friends --- An announcement of a new position, below.  Best, Rob

Curator of Botany and Assistant Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and Department of
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology  (EBIO), University of Colorado
Boulder, invite applications for a joint, tenure-track appointment as
Curator of Botany and Assistant Professor. This position will be the
first of several positions in phylogenetic biology as part of a broad
initiative to enlarge and strengthen comparative and evolutionary
biology at the University of Colorado.  Primary responsibilities will
be to develop an active research program on any group of plants using
phylogenetic and systematic approaches, to curate and develop the
Museum's botany collections, and to teach in the Museum and Field
Studies program and EBIO. The successful candidate 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://cumuseum.colorado.edu and
Applicants must have a doctoral degree; curatorial experience is
important. Job applications must be submitted through the Jobs at CU
website, Posting # 814981 (http://www.jobsatcu.com/), beginning
October 1.  The application package should include curriculum vitae, 3
representative publications, statements of research, teaching, and
curatorial experience and vision, along with names and addresses of
four references. Review of applications begins December 1, 2011.
Contact:  Deane.Bowers at colorado.edu<mailto:Deane.Bowers at colorado.edu>.
 The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.

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