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Editorial Assistant, JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY

Journal of Phycology jphycol at maine.maine.edu
Fri Mar 13 13:29:30 EST 1998

Ms. Cathy Richards (Chelly) will leave her post as Editorial Assistant for
the JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY in early August to accept a position in
environmental sciences with the Peace Corps.  We are seeking a replacement,
as described in the ad that appears below.  Either I or Chelly can answer
further questions about the duties and benefits of the position, life in
Maine, etc. at the contact e-mail and address given in the ad.  One of the
major benefits is that I am willing to make the hours flexible enough for
someone to pursue further course work that might be required for
application to graduate school or to make other career decisions.
Professional employees at the University of Maine may take up to 8 units of
course work (2 courses, typically) a semester without charge.  During her
year as an editorial assistant, Ms. Richards has completed a graduate
Chemical Oceanography Field Techniques course and a molecular biology
course. We have a large faculty with marine and freshwater interests at the
University, including 5 phycologists, so the employee will have the
opportunity to develop local professional interests, if desired. Maine is a
lovely place to live with spectacular opportunities for hiking, skiing,
canoeing, and other outdoor activities.  I consider this position ideal as
a one to two year position for a recent graduate.  Please bring it to the
attention of suitable undergraduates in your laboratory and classes.
Susan H. Brawley, Editor, JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY

Advertisement: Editorial Assistant for the JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY

Editorial Assistant required to assist Editor in processing of manuscripts
for review and publication.  Minimum requirements:  B.A. or B.S., with a
preference to applicants with specific experience in algal biology.  A
successful applicant will have an excellent command of written and spoken
English and good computer skills, as much of the correspondence and
processing of manuscripts will be electronic.  Salary: $20,000/year, plus
benefits.  This is a full-time position, and is offered initially for one
year, but is renewable annually through August 31, 2001, dependant upon
availability of funds and satisfactory performance.  To apply, send C.V.
and letter to Dr. Susan H. Brawley, Editor, JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY, School of
Marine Sciences, 5722 Deering Hall, rm. 202, University of Maine, Orono, ME
04469-05572 (jphycol at maine.maine.edu, telephone: 207-581-2895) by April 15,
1998.  Please have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Dr.
Brawley.  This position is funded by the Phycological Society of America.
It must be filled by July 15, 1998.  The University of Maine is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

S. H. Brawley, Editor
C. R. Richards, Editorial Assistant
School of Marine Sciences
5722 Deering Hall, rm. 202
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5722
ph:  (207) 581-2895
fax: (207) 581-1479

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