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Position: Faculty Positions: Biodiversity Research Group
Institution: Chinese Academy of Sciences
Department: Biodiversity Research Group
Location: Yunnan, China
Duties: The Biodiversity Research Group at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), Yunnan, invites applications from experienced scientists with interests related to plant biodiversity and conservation in tropical and subtropical China, and Southeast Asia. The Biodiversity Research Group forms part of the Center for Integrative Conservation at XTBG, which focuses on applying state-of-the art science to practical conservation questions
Requirements: We welcome applications from specialists in a wide range of botanical fields, including ecology, conservation biology, taxonomy, ethnobotany, phylogeny, population genetics, climate change biology, pollination biology, ex situ conservation, conservation policy, and botanical education, as long as the proposed research contributes to our ultimate goal of conserving plant diversity in the region. Applicants need a track record of publications in the leading scientific journals in their field and a vision for future research that makes use of the opportunities that XTBG offers
   
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