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Tenure track job search--University of Mass

Elsbeth Walker ewalker at bio.umass.edu
Thu Sep 25 09:31:50 EST 1997

Dear Maize-netters,

Please pass this along to your post-docs and other colleauges who might be
interested.  Thank you.

As seen in the 5 September issue of Science:

Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professorships In Evolutionary Biology
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

The Biology Department and the Graduate Program in Plant Biology are
offering a position in Plant Evolutionary Biology

Applicants should be interested in the evolutionary relationships of major
plant groups and/or gaining insight into basic evolutionary processes, and
have a
solid background in some area of organismal plant biology (e.g., plant
morphology, systematics) combined with detailed knowledge and experience in
molecular techniques. The candidate is expected to teach in the Biology
undergraduate program, compete successfully for external funding, and
participate in
graduate training. Please submit curriculum vitae, a brief statement of
research and teaching interests, and the names and addresses of three
references to: Ms.
K. Nelson, Secretary, Plant Evolution Search, Department of Biology,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-5810. E-mail:
knelson at bio.umass.edu.

Departments participating in the Graduate Program in Organismic and
Evolutionary Biology are offering a position in

Molecular Systematics/ Evolution Of Animals

Applicants should have research experience incorporating technical and
theoretical skills in molecular systematics and evolution, especially as
related to animal
behavior, ecology, conservation, or management. Experience working with
museum as well as field-collected material, strong potential for extramural
success, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is
desired. The appointment will be in the Department of Biology, Entomology,
Forestry and Wildlife Management. Applications should include a letter
stating personal teaching and research goals and a curriculum vitae.
Arrange for letters
from three references to be sent to: Dr. William E. Bemis, Chair, Molecular
Systematics/Evolution of Animals Search Committee, Department of Biology,
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-5810. Fax: 413-545-3243;
e-mail: systzool at bio.umass.edu.

For both positions, a Ph.D. is required, with postdoctoral experience
preferred. Review of applications will begin October 15th, 1997, and
continue until the
positions are filled.

The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Elsbeth L. Walker
Biology Dept
University of Mass, Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
(413) 545-0861 voice
(413) 545-3243 fax

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