PhD Position (Munich): From humid tropics into the arid zones: phylogenomics of Amaranthaceae sensu stricto (Caryophyllales)

The Prinzessin Therese von Bayern Chair of Systematics, Biodiversity & Evolution of Plants at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich led by Prof. Gudrun Kadereit is offering a PhD position in the framework of the DFG-SPP1991 TaxonOMICS, supervised by Dr. Anze Zerdoner Calasan.

Announcement (pdf)

Onsager-fellow in integrative taxonomy and phylogenetics

The NTNU University Museum is seeking a highly qualified and motivated candidate for an associate professor position in integrative taxonomy and phylogenetics. The position is part of NTNUs ambitious Onsager program and includes substantial research funding with the goal of qualifying for full professor and receive tenure within 6 years.

The position is central to improve the knowledge of species and their evolutionary relationships in taxon rich organism groups and important for strengthening collection-based research at the Department of Natural History. More specifically, the successful candidate will carry out cutting-edge research within the field of taxonomy and phylogenetics using a combination of tools and data (morphological, molecular, ecological, symbiome, etc.) to analyse biodiversity at the species-level.

For more information please see:

Please spread the word!

Best wishes


Torbjørn Ekrem, PhD
Professor of biosystematics

NTNU University Museum, Department of Natural History

Scientist’s Position – Head of Research Group ”Plants” at the Botanic Garden Berlin

the Botanic Garden Berlin looks for an experienced plant taxonomist/systematist to lead the research group ”plants” at the Botanic Garden Berlin.
You’ll find the job announcement here (in German only):—Leitung-Pflanzen.html

Position as Professor Bergianus in Botany open

One of the oldest endowed Chairs in Sweden, and at the same time one of the most well-funded, is currently open – Professor Bergianus, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

The position as Professor Bergianus is broadly defined as in botany. This may include, but is not limited to, research directions in systematics, biogeography, ecology, evolution, population genetics, and paleobotany. The successful candidate should have a very strong research profile within the field of botany, defined as above. The position will be placed at the Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences at Stockholm University.

Please see for the full advertisement as well as the attached file. 

Your help in distributing this message will be much appreciated.
Deadline for application is June 21, 2021.
Hans Ellegren

Postdoc on grass phylogenomics in Stockholm

Do you want to contribute to new understanding of the ecological and evolutionary success of grasses? Come help us build a new phylogeny of the ’cool season grasses’ (Pooideae)!

A postdoctoral stipend is available for 1 year to work on grass plastome phylogenomics, with a focus on subfamily Pooideae, the cool season grasses. The post is based at Stockholm University and we welcome applicants of all nationalities. More information can be found in the PDF file available here:

Jobb för växttaxonomer på Kew

Hej alla och God Fortsättning!

Jag vidarebefordrar en utlysning av något så ovanligt som två fasta tjänster för kärlväxttaxonomer. Kolla länkarna nedan!



Dear All,

Happy New Year.

Kew has two new taxonomist jobs that have just been advertised, one in our Africa Team and the other in the Americas Team. Please see the advertisement links below, please feel free to forward or get in touch if you have any further information.

Thanks very much,


Dr. Timothy M.A. Utteridge

Head of Identification & Naming and Asia Team Leader,

Editor-in-Chief Kew Bulletin,

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew