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Syst. Zoology Position Uppsala

Fredrik Ronquist fredrik.ronquist at zoologi.uu.se
Thu Oct 1 14:54:54 EST 1998


Associate Professor

Uppsala University, Sweden   (ref. No. 5946/98)

Uppsala University invites applications for a faculty position as Senior
Lecturer/ Associate Professor of systematic zoology to begin in the
spring of 1999. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a
strong research program in systematic zoology including supervision of
graduate students. Teaching responsibilities include courses in
systematics, comparative morphology, biodiversity and evolutionary

Systematic zoology is a new department at Uppsala University and will
form part of the Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC) which is currently
being built. The centre will integrate research, teaching and museum
activities within evolutionary biology, from molecular biology and
genetics to ecology, systematics and environmental protection. The new
buildings will provide excellent facilities both for molecular and
morphological work. Uppsala University currently has several strong
programs in disciplines related to systematic zoology, such as
systematic botany and molecular evolution.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent with
postdoctoral experience, an active research program and a commitment to
excellence in teaching. Research and teaching qualifications are equally

The application should be written in English and include the following:
1. CV and publication list, indicating the 10 most important
publications (3 copies).
2. A short account of scientific, teaching and administrative experience
(3 copies)
3. Signed and duly witnessed copies of relevant documents (3 copies)
4. The 10 publications indicated under point 1 (2 copies)

Applicants are advised to obtain further information on how to present
their teaching skills and experience from Anita Ljungström, fax +46 18
471 19 99, e-mail Anita.Ljungstrom at uadm.uu.se

In line with the Faculty's commitment to achieve a more balanced sex
ratio, women are especially invited to apply

The application should be sent to Uppsala University, Registrars Office,
Box 256, SE-751 05  Uppsala, Sweden, to arrive there no later than
October 26, 1998. Faxed applications (fax no. +46 18 471 20 00) must be
followed by a mailed copy carrying a hand-written signature in ink.

For further information, please contact professor Fredrik Ronquist,
phone +46 18 471 26 47, e-mail Fredrik.Ronquist at zoologi.uu.se.

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