[Taxacom] Research positions at BRIT

Amanda Neill aneill at brit.org
Tue Jan 22 11:57:01 CST 2013


Hi everybody, we have three research positions currently open at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.  Please circulate this information to your colleagues.
And yes this will be cross posted!

Summaries are below.  Links to the postings and PDFs of the job announcements and descriptions are located on BRIT’s website, under About/Employment, on this page: http://www.brit.org/about/employment

Applied Ecologist
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas seeks a full‐time researcher to begin as soon as possible. We seek a creative individual with experience conducting applied ecological research and/or plant biology. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience, formal training in botanical systematics, and experience generating and managing competitive research grants resulting in peer‐reviewed publications. Restoration experience, particularly with prairies, or urban ecology experience is desirable. Submit curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, top publications, and specific statements about training, research accomplishments and objectives, and leadership experience, to: kbarfield at brit.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Selection of applicants will be made through assessment of: 1) training/expertise, 2) research accomplishments and objectives, 3) competitive grant acquisition experience, 4) references, and 5) leadership.

Biodiversity Informatician
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas seeks a full-time researcher to work in the area of biodiversity informatics beginning as soon as possible. We seek a creative individual with experience conducting research using biodiversity informatics preferably involving plant information. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. and experience generating and managing competitive research grants resulting in peer-reviewed publications. Training in botanical systematics and work within an herbarium is desirable but not required. Submit curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; top publications; specific statements about training, research accomplishments and objectives; and leadership experience, to: kbarfield at brit.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Selection of applicants will be made through assessment of: 1) training/expertise, 2) research accomplishments and objectives, 3) competitive grant acquisition experience, 4) references, and 5) leadership.

Biodiversity Explorer
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas seeks a full-time researcher to begin as soon as possible. We seek a creative individual with experience conducting research on systematics or conservation biology of biodiversity hotspots. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience, formal training in botanical systematics, and experience generating and managing competitive research grants resulting in peer-reviewed publications. Submit curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; top publications; specific statements about training, research accomplishments and objectives; and leadership experience, to: kbarfield at brit.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Selection of applicants will be made through assessment of: 1) training/expertise, 2) research accomplishments and objectives, 3) competitive grant acquisition experience, 4) references, and 5) leadership.


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