The Department of Biological Sciences at Louisiana State University seeks an outstanding senior scholar at the rank of Full Professor to fill a nine-month, tenured appointment as the Dr. Shirley C. Tucker Chair in Plant Systematics. The successful candidate will be engaged in scholarly research on the evolutionary biology of plants, with an emphasis on collections-based systematic botany. Applicants should have an established internationally recognized scientific reputation and are expected to demonstrate the capacity to maintain a high-level, externally funded research program and to provide evidence of leadership both on campus and beyond. The Tucker Chair includes a competitive salary and discretionary funds generated by the endowment.
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