Director search

Barbara R. Stein bstein at SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU
Wed Feb 17 08:41:19 CST 1999


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University of California, Berkeley

The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology seek
an outstanding evolutionary biologist working on terrestrial vertebrates for
a tenure-level curatorial position in the Museum and Associate or Full
Professorship in the Department, beginning at the earliest time convenient.
The position also carries an initial 5-year appointment as Director of the
Museum, an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, that is
a center for research and graduate education.  In addition to its large and
well-curated collections, the Museum includes the Laboratory for
Evolutionary Genetics, the Laboratory for Human Evolutionary Studies, and
the Hastings Natural History Reservation.  There are five faculty curators
and additional research professors, as well as a professional administrative
and curatorial staff.  The Director is expected to be an active research
scientist and teacher.  The successful candidate will have an active
research program focused on organisms in their natural environments, and
might emphasize systematics, ecology, or other areas of evolutionary
biology.  The museum occupies new quarters and has research laboratories
well equipped for molecular approaches to problems in evolution.  The
successful candidate will have teaching obligations and responsibility for
the curatorial operations of the Museum's large collections. Applicants
should submit a resum=E9 and statement of teaching and research interests,
provide a written statement of his/her vision for museums in the academic
setting of a major research university, and have letters from four referees
sent to:  Vertebrate Biology Search Committee, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology,
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA.  Completed applications
must be received by March 31, 1999.

The University of California is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action

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