Director, Connecticut State Museum of Natural History

Kent E. Holsinger kent at DARWIN.EEB.UCONN.EDU
Tue Jan 13 08:33:52 CST 1998


The following advertisement for a Director of the Connecticut State
Museum of Natural History at the University of Connecticut will appear
in the 16 January 1998 issue of Science and the February issue of AAM
Aviso. Please visit the Museum's web site
(http://vm.uconn.edu/~wwmnh/), call the Museum office (860-486-4460),
or contact me by e-mail (Kent at Darwin.EEB.UConn.Edu) for more
information about the Museum.

Kent E. Holsinger
Associate Professor of Biology and
Chair, Museum Board of Directors



                               Director
                      Museum of Natural History

As chief administrative officer of the Museum, the Director is
responsible for all Museum operations, including events for the public
and the university community, educational outreach, exhibit
development, and collections management. The Director supervises a
small permanent staff, reports to the Dean of the College of Liberal
Arts & Sciences, and is advised by an appointed Board of Directors
representing related disciplines at the University and related state
agencies. The ideal applicant might combine an earned doctorate with a
record of responsible museum experience or an advanced degree with a
record of substantial and responsible experience in the research,
government, private, or non-profit sectors. Completed applications
should include a curriculum vitae highlighting relevant museum
experience, a one- to two-page statement outlining a vision for the
Museum, and at least three reference letters from individuals able to
evaluate the candidates professional, administrative, and leadership
skills. Contact our office (860-486-4460) for an activity profile of
the Museum. Applications should be sent to: Dr. Kent E. Holsinger,
Chair, Museum Board of Directors, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary
Biology, U-43, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
06269-3023. Applications received by 16 March 1998 will be assured of full
consideration. The University of Connecticut encourages applications
from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and those
with disabilities.

--
Kent E. Holsinger                Kent at Darwin.EEB.UConn.Edu
                                 http://darwin.eeb.uconn.edu
-- Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
-- University of Connecticut, U-43
-- Storrs, CT   06269-3043




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