Terrestrial Plant Ecologist
krrobert at ux1.cso.uiuc.edu
Fri Nov 11 05:43:21 EST 1994
Here is the complete position announcement. The Illinois Natural
History Survey is a state agency and we do not use the word
"tenure" for our scientific positions. However, this position is a
full-time, state-supported position, which is essentially equivalent
to a tenure track position at a university. This position is at the
Assistant Professional Scientist level, and at the end of 5-6 years,
there is a rigorous review to see if the scientist should be promoted
to the Associate level. Contact me again if you have more
TERRESTRIAL PLANT ECOLOGIST
Terrestrial Plant Ecologist at the Assistant Professional Scientist
level (Full-time, State-supported in the INHS Center for
Champaign, Illinois (University of Illinois campus).
The successful applicant will be responsible for developing an
independent research program that: (1) incorporates ecosystem,
community, and/or landscape scale processes, (2) has management
implications for Illinois ecosystems, and (3) involves field work
combining both descriptive and experimental approaches.
Expertise in Geographic Information System technology is
The Center for Biodiversity acquires and applies information
pertaining to the diversity of life in order to protect, manage, and
develop the biotic resources of Illinois in accordance with long-
term environmental goals. Many scientists with the Center for
Biodiversity have affiliate appointments at the University of
Ph.D. degree in plant ecology or related discipline is required.
Candidates must have: (1) a thorough background in plant biology,
(2) extensive field experience, (3) the ability to conduct, and to
attract funding for, indepen-dent research activities, (4) the aptitude
to express thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing, to the
scientific and lay communities, and (5) a record of publications in
peer-reviewed, nationally recognized scientific journals.
$36,000 to 39,000.
Vacation equal to 27 days/year plus 11 holidays. Sick leave equal
to 12 days/year. State Universities Retirement System. State
To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 16
December 1994. To apply, submit letter of application, resume,
and a statement of research interests, and arrange to have three
letters of recommendation sent. All materials should be submitted
Ms. Jacqueline Sanders, Personnel Officer, Illinois Natural History
607 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820. (217) 244-7790.
Refer inqueries regarding the technical nature of this position to
Kenneth R. Robertson, Chair, address as above. (217) 244-2171.
e-mail: krrobert at uiuc.edu
Applicants should note that the Survey operates as a non-smoking
The Illinois Natural History Survey is an Equal Opportunity
Employer and an
Americans with Disabilities Employer without regard to race, age,
national origin, sex, or disabled conditions.
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