[Taxacom] Job announcement

Richard Rabeler rabeler at umich.edu
Fri Jul 19 14:26:34 CDT 2013

Assistant Curator – Botany, John T. Howell Curatorial Chair of Western
North American Botany

California Academy of Sciences

San Francisco, California

The California Academy of Sciences invites applications for the John T.
Howell Curatorial Chair

of Western North American Botany. Applications are solicited from
outstanding individuals

with a commitment to innovative field- and collection-oriented research in
the systematics and

evolution of vascular plants in western North America, ideally with an
interest in California plant

diversity. We are particularly interested in individuals addressing key
questions in plant

evolution and conservation using morphological, genomic, and/or
bioinformatic approaches.

Frequent publication of highly regarded papers in competitive,
peer-reviewed journals, curation

of collections in specialty areas, service to the scientific community in
leadership capacities,

acquisition of external funding, engagement in outreach activities, and
mentorship of students are

desired. For a full job description and to apply for this opening, please


Dr. Debra Trock, Senior Collections Manager

Botany Department

California Academy of Sciences

55 Music Concourse Drive

San Francisco, CA  94118

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