Ichthyology position

Rick McCourt mccourt at ACNATSCI.ORG
Wed Jul 1 12:16:35 CDT 1998

Academy of Natural Sciences
Position Announcement


        The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia seeks an
outstanding systematic ichthyologist for a position at the Assistant or
Associate CURATOR level.  The Academy of Natural Sciences is an
internationally recognized scientific research institution with an
ichthyological collection of over
176,000 lots.  Collection strengths are in freshwater Neotropical and
marine Caribbean fishes.  Our facilities include a fully functional
molecular systematics laboratory, x-ray and darkroom facility, and
histology laboratory.  Requirements:  (1) Ph.D. in biology or related
discipline; (2) demonstrated research skills in systematics or evolutionary
biology of fishes, preferably with a research emphasis on Neotropical
freshwater fishes; (3) ability to establish and maintain an independent
research program; (4) willingness to share curatorial responsibilities for
ichthyology collections; (5) ability to attract funding to support research
and collections; (6) willingness to participate in public education and
museum programs.  This position includes opportunities for adjunct
appointment and graduate students at Drexel University and other nearby
        Send curriculum vitae, letter summarizing research interests,
reprints, and names and addresses of three references  no later than 1
August 1998 to:

Director, Human Resources,
The Academy of Natural Sciences,
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway,
Philadelphia, PA 19103-1195.

For information about the Academy of Natural Sciences see our web page at:
        The Academy of Natural Sciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer.

Richard M. McCourt, Ph.D.
Associate Curator of Botany
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215/299-1157; fax 215/299-1028
email:  mccourt at say.acnatsci.org

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