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-----------------------------------------------------------Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Vacancy number XXXX
The Hortus Botanicus Leiden and the National Herbarium of the Netherlands (NHN), Leiden University branch (NHN-L), PITA research group, are offering:
2 PhD Positions (fulltime, 38 hours per week)
The PITA group is an active, internationally oriented research group with a strong focus on the flora of South-East Asia. Our research facilities include a rich collection of living plants in the botanical garden (collections with Orchidaceae, Apocynaceae (Dischida, Hoya), myrmecophytic Rubiaceae, and carnivorous plants) and the Herbarium collection which is one of the leading collections in Europe and par excellence useful for anatomical and molecular/evo-devo research (incl. ancient DNA lab), SEM and TEM laboratories.
Who fits the shoe?
You must have a degree (drs./MSc) in Biology and have a strong interest and experience in plant taxonomy preferably including molecular and or SEM/TEM techniques. To obtain one of the available positions you have to write a two A4 research proposal, based on the collections available in the botanical garden and the NHN. As a person you are a driven and self-confident scientist and you have excellent analytical and communicational skills.
We offer you an appointment for a period of one year with a prolongation up to four years. The appointment must lead to the completion of a PhD thesis. During your appointment you will be supervised by Dr. Paul Kessler as your co-promotor. <http://leidsewetenschappers.leidenuniv.nl/show.php3?medewerker_id=859>Prof. Dr. Erik Smets is promoter.
The gross monthly salary is 1956EUR,- in the first year and increases progressively each year to 2502EUR,- in the fourth year in accordance to the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten).
For further information please contact Dr. Paul Kessler, Prefect@Hortus.Leidenuniv.nl or Prof. Dr. Erik Smets, Smets@NHN.Leidenuniv.nl .
Written applications using the vacancy number and including a complete CV with marks obtained, a research proposal of two A 4 pages, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least two referees (who have agreed to be contacted) should be submitted before November 1st 2007 to:
Leiden University / Faculty of Mathematics and Natural SciencesAttn. Ms. M. van Schoonhoven, Human Resource AdviserHuman Resource departmentP.O. Box 95042300 RA LeidenThe Netherlands
Or by mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on working at the University can be found on: http://www.personeel.leidenuniv.nl/ (Dutch site only) and on http://www.leiden.edu/staff/ (English site with information for international staff and PhD students).