[Taxacom] Vacancy: Research fellow in Plant Systematics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
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Thu Feb 12 00:14:13 CST 2015
Plant Biodiversity Researcher
The Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica (BRCAS, http://biodiv.sinica.edu.tw/),
Taipei, Taiwan invites applications for a scientist whose research is
field collection-based, addressing fundamental questions in vascular
plant systematics, taxonomy,
phylogenetics, biogeography, and/or related fields. Qualified candidates
must have a strong postdoctoral research track record.
anticipate the appointment at the tenure-track Assistant Research Fellow
level (equivalent to an Assistant Professor), extraordinary candidates
at higher levels may be considered.
BRCAS provides each PI with
annual internal funding and good start-up for new PIs. Faculty members
have opportunities to mentor graduate students through Academia Sinica's
"Taiwan International Graduate Program" (TIGP).
candidate is expected 1) to conduct fundamental research; 2) to curate
and to grow our research museum collection (about 140,000 botanical and
45,000 zoological specimens); and 3) to support museum outreach.
Candidates are expected to establish an internationally recognized
program. We encourage applicants with at least part of the research
focused in Taiwan and the Asia Pacific region.
application is March 15, 2015. The applicant should submit names and
e-mail addresses of three references along with CV (including a list of
publications), 3−5 representative papers (pdf files), and a statement of
past achievements and future research interests to Ms. Miao-Suey Lin
(zomslin at gate.sinica.edu.tw).
Website of BRCAS: http://biodiv.sinica.edu.tw/en2007/
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