[Taxacom] What A Great Time to be a Young Systematist

Michael A. Ivie mivie at montana.edu
Mon Oct 27 18:58:53 CDT 2014

Dear Taxacomers,

We see a lot of doom and gloom on this list, but in my career, I have 
never seen a better time to be a young systematist!  In North American 
entomology, we have seen 6 endowed professorships/curators, 3 of them 
new, either just filled, open or about to be open.  Plus, a major 
opening in a top university just filled, leaving an opening where that 
person came from, 2 in top museums, plus more than the normal set of 
collection managers and other non-faculty positions. The death of US 
systematic entomology is no where in sight!



Michael A. Ivie, Ph.D., F.R.E.S.

Montana Entomology Collection
Marsh Labs, Room 50
1911 West Lincoln Street
NW corner of Lincoln and S.19th
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717

(406) 994-4610 (voice)
(406) 994-6029 (FAX)
mivie at montana.edu

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