Post-doctoral position for entomologist

Gary Rosenberg rosenberg at SAY.ACNATSCI.ORG
Thu Apr 3 12:16:09 CST 1997


POSITION: Postdoctoral Scientist, Insect Systematist


ISSUE DATE: March 27, 1997

CLOSING DATE: April 25, 1997
or until filled

The Biodiversity Group of the Academy of Natural Sciences seeks an insect
systematist to participate in a research program focusing on the morphology,
systematics and biogeography of Diptera (crane flies).

Desired attributes:
   Ph.D. in biology
   Strong background in systematic and biogeographic theory and application
   Demonstrated ability in morphological character analysis of Diptera
     (preferably crane flies, Tipuloidea)
   Demonstrated ability in phylogenetic and biogeographic analysis
   Excellent communication skills
   Field collecting experience
   Ability to work independently, in team settings and to direct the
     work of others

Suitable candidate may also have opportunities to participate in other
systematic and applied ecology research projects at the Academy of Natural

Competitive salary and benefits.

Position available Spring 1997 for 18 month commitment.

Send cover letter, CV, representative publications and names, addresses,
phone numbers/e-mail addresses of 3 references to:

                   Dr. Jon K. Gelhaus, Vice President
                   Biodiversity Group
                   Academy of Natural Sciences
                   1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
                   Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195
                   (215)299-1141; FAX -1028
                   gelhaus at
Gary Rosenberg                              rosenberg at
Malacology & Invertebrate Paleontology      gopher://
Academy of Natural Sciences       
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway              Phone 215-299-1033
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195 USA             Fax   215-299-1170

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