Position available

Paula Mikkelsen mikkel at AMNH.ORG
Thu Dec 11 10:12:55 CST 1997

American Museum of Natural History

The Department of Invertebrates invites applications for a tenure-track
Curatorial position in invertebrates to be available January 1, 1999.  The
prime requisite is an outstanding research program in collections-based
research in metazoan invertebrates, extinct and/or extant, including active
fieldwork and appropriate laboratory and analytic approaches.  The focus
should be in one or more of the following areas: systematics, phylogenetic
analysis, biogeography, analyses of life history, or other aspects of
evolution.  The new Curator will also be responsible for managing part of
the Department's large collection of invertebrates in addition to
participating in Museum committees, educational programs, and exhibition
programs.  In addition to the collections, the department maintains a new
histology laboratory, part of a molecular systematics laboratory, and a
sponsorship program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.  The
salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The
successful candidate must have the Ph.D. by the time of appointment.
Applications should include a brief statement of research interests,
curriculum vitae, complete bibliography, and three letters of
recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's qualifications.
Applications must be submitted by February 15, 1998, to: Dr. Neil H.
Landman, Chairman, Search Committee, Department of Invertebrates, American
Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY
10024-5192.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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