[Taxacom] What A Great Time to be a Young Systematist
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Tue Oct 28 18:35:53 CDT 2014
You know the view is always best before you fall of the edge. So if my rant
helps to shake the confidence fairy, I will consider it a job well done.
On 28 October 2014 00:58, Michael A. Ivie <mivie at montana.edu> wrote:
> 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.
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