Saturday, October 9, 2010

[EmergingEthnoNetwork] full-time joint position as Research Scientist and Lecturer in Plant Biology at Chicago botanical garden

As part of a collaborative program in Plant Biology and Conservation
( at Northwestern University (NU)
and the Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG), a full-time joint position is
available as Research Scientist and Lecturer in Plant Biology. The
individual will maintain an active research program and work in the new
state of the art labs in the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation
Science Center at CBG
(, and
will also have access to research-support facilities at NU. The individual
will also teach undergraduate courses in the Program in Biological Sciences
( <> )
at NU. Courses will be focused on the individual's area of expertise.
Applicants should have a PhD in botany, biology, or a related field. While
the area of expertise is open, we encourage applications from people with
expertise in plant physiology, genomics, landscape ecology, and
ethnobotany/phytochemistry. Experience teaching in a university setting is
highly desirable.  A demonstrated enthusiasm for instructing students with
diverse educational backgrounds is necessary. The individual will be
directly employed by CBG but will hold an appointment at NU. Review of
applications will begin on November 15, 2010 and the position will start in
September 2011. To apply, please send application materials to Susan Black,
2205 Tech Dr., 2-144 Hogan, Evanston, IL 60208 or via e-mail to If sending via e-mail include "CBG/NU position" in
subject line. Applications should include a Cover Letter, CV, Research
Statement, Teaching Statement, and 3 letters of recommendation. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.


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