JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

Francesca Grifo grifo at AMNH.ORG
Tue May 21 10:51:12 CDT 1996


POST DOCTORAL FELLOW
CENTER FOR BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation of the American Museum of
Natural History (AMNH), seeks a Post Doctoral Fellow to work on the fauna
of the New York Metropolitan area.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and
implementation of a Metropolitan Fauna Project.  This will include
compiling available information, gathering additional data on the
distribution, abundance, general ecology and conservation status of the New
York Metropolitan Fauna, collaboration with ongoing related efforts by
other NGOs, and publishing results for multiple audiences.

Candidates must posses a Ph.D. in systematics, conservation biology, or
other biodiversity-related field, research experience focusing on some
aspect of the NY fauna, experience with project management , knowledge and
experience with funding sources and local and regional environmental NGOs,
and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Applications, including a current curriculum vitae, a  writing sample,
salary requirements and the names, phone and fax numbers, and addresses of
three references should be sent to the address below.

EDUCATION SPECIALIST
CENTER FOR BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation of the American Museum of
Natural History (AMNH), seeks a Biologist with Program Specialization in
Education.

Responsibilities and duties include planning and coordination of a
biodiversity education program for regional, national, and international
audiences.  Specific tasks will be to work on educational aspects of a
biodiversity hall at the Museum and to create traditional and electronic
media based education programs to complement the research efforts of the
Center.  This will be accomplished through collaboration and coordination
of Center efforts with the Museum Department of Education and relevant
NGOs.

Candidates must have a  MS degree in a biodiversity-related science and
should have a deep understanding of conservation biology,  tropical
ecology,  or systematic biology.  Applicants must have excellent writing
and oral communication skills and demonstrated  professional experience
overseas in conservation education.  Fluency in French or Spanish
preferred.

Applications, including a current curriculum vitae, a narrative statement
of  educational objectives for biodiversity education,  salary requirements
and the names, addresses, phone, fax and if available e-mail of three
references should be sent to:

 Director
Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
NYC, NY 10024

Applications for both positions must be received by June 1, 1996.




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Francesca T. Grifo, Ph.D.                     e-mail: grifo at amnh.org
Director                                      phone:  212-769-5742
Center for Biodiversity and Conservation      fax:    212-769-5292
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York City, New York 10024




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