position in insect systematics

John at John at
Mon May 11 11:17:12 CDT 1998


University of California, Riverside
Department of Entomology

SENIOR MUSEUM SCIENTIST $3,108.00 - 3,892.00/month

Full-time career position in the Department of Entomology with the
following responsibilities: Under supervision of the Principal Museum
Scientist, (1) Curate and develop the Entomology Research Museum
collections of about 2 million specimens, including loans and exchanges of
material; development of biological and systematic information for faculty,
staff, and students; routine identifications; species/specimen data-base,
chemical and equipment inventories, and other record keeping. Maintain and
augment collections for reference, teaching, and research, with special
emphasis on the arthropod fauna of southern California (90% time); (2)
Prepare displays for the departmental outreach and make presentations to
the public. Maintain a small collection of live arthropods for teaching and
display.  Provide information for maintenance of museum's WWW home page
(10% time).  Responsibilities include supervision of personnel assigned to
the museum and volunteers.

Requirements/qualifications: Education and/or experience equivalent to a
graduate degree in Entomology or related discipline and experience in
insect curation required; demonstrated ability to supervise people and
interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, colleagues, and the
public; knowledge of insect taxonomy required, experience in the
systematics of one or several groups of insects desirable.  Prefer
experience with computerized data-base; skill in management of WWW
technology an asset.

Hired applicant must show proof of identity and right to work in the United
States and must be able to obtain a valid California driver license.

Applicants should provide three letters of recommendation and send resume
and a copy of transcripts to:
                        Human Resources Employment Office
                        University of California, Riverside
                        1160 University Ave.
                        Riverside, CA 92521

                        RE:     Senior Museum Scientist
                                Position in Entomology
                                Position No. 98-05006

Note:  Please be sure Position Number 98-05006 is on your documents.

CLOSING DATE: Deadline for submission of applications is 3 August 1998.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Department of Entomology        (909) 787-6351  (voice)
University of California        (909) 787-3086  (fax)
Riverside, CA 92521
USA                             john.heraty at ucr.edu


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