Museum Director position

Liz McGhee emcghee at MUSEUM.NHM.UGA.EDU
Tue Dec 9 14:29:03 CST 1997

I would like to bring to the attention of the list the following job
announcement.  Please do not reply to me but to the e-mail address listed
in the anouncement.  Thanks.


The University of Georgia, Athens seeks to fill the position of Director of
the Museum of Natural History and Associate Professor/Professor in the
Institute of Ecology. The expected start date for this position  is July 1,
1998. The Museum maintains comprehensive archaeological, biological, and
geological collections that are used for research, instruction, and
outreach. The Director will play a major role in integrating the Museum
into plans for a new Environmental Complex. The position is open to all
fields of vertebrate ecology and systematics. Candidates must have
significant experience in museum administration and an outstanding record
of research. The incumbent is expected to maintain an active research
program, contribute (at less than a full load) to the instructional
program, and promote the educational and service outreach functions of the
museum. The responsibilities of this position are apportioned equally
between administration/service with a reporting line to the Office of the
Vice President for Service and research/instructional with a reporting line
to the Dean of the Franklin School of Arts and Sciences. Applications
should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of their view of the
research, service, and instructional role of the museum in the university,
their administrative philosophy, and names, addresses, e-mail addresses,
and telephone numbers of four references. Review of applications will begin
February 15, 1998. Please send applications to Prof. C. Ronald Carroll,
Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
<rcarroll at>. For additional information, see the
Museum's web site <>
The University of Georgia  is an equal opportunity employer. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.

M.Elizabeth McGhee - Asst. Curator
Museum of Natural History
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30602-1882

phone:     706-542-3940
fax:          706-542-3920

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