Thursday, October 14, 2010

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

Full-time 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 individuals 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 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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