Job Opening

Michael Schmitt m.schmitt at UNI-BONN.DE
Fri Nov 10 09:43:38 CST 2000

Dear colleagues,

the following announcement might be of interest to some of you. If you have
questions concerning this position or our institution in general, please do
not hesitate to contact me.

                                 Best regards
                                Michael Schmitt

The Alexander Koenig Research Institute and Museum of Zoology, Bonn,
Germany (Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig,
Bonn), seeks to fill the temporary position of a

                       Systematic Zoologist (Researcher)

We look for a Ph.D. scientist with a substantial record in phylogenetic and
other biosystematic research in the field of terrestric arthropoda
(excluding holometabolic insects). She/he should be able to work on modern
problems of
biodiversity from a sound theoretical basis and should be able to apply an
array of appropriate up-to-date taxonomic and phylogenetic methods.

The candidate will predominantly carry out a five-years research project on
which we shall mutually agree with him or her. Therefore, the project will
be defined in a way that it can be fulfilled within the five-years period.
In addition, he or she will be responsible for the curation of parts of our
insect collections. He or she will also be involved in internal management
affairs and in the scientific self-administration of the institute.

As stated above, employment will be available for a period of five years.
Pending on
performance, the candidate may obtain tenure at a later point. According to
German regulations applications by female and disabled scientists will be
given priority in case of superior or equal qualification if compared to
male candidates. Salary is equivalent to grade BAT IIa in the German Public
Service scheme.

The Alexander Koenig Research Institute and Museum of Zoology (Zoologisches
Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig, Bonn) is a non-university
research institution within the frame of the Gottfried-Wilhelm-Leibniz
Research Association (WGL). The institute holds considerable scientific
collections, a library specializing in systematic zoology, a scanning
electron microscope, laboratories in the fields of histology, bioacoustics
and molecular biology and further infrastructure elements.

Applications should include the usual documents, a complete publication
record, selected publications and should be delivered in hard copy to the
director of the institute ("An den Direktor des Zoologischen
Forschungsinstituts und Museums Alexander Koenig, Prof. Dr. C. M. Naumann,
Adenauerallee 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany") by December 31, 2000. Inquiries:
c.naumann.zfmk at
* Dr. Michael Schmitt (Zoologischer Anzeiger, Managing Editor) *
* Zoologisches Forschungsinstitut und Museum Alexander Koenig  *
* Adenauerallee 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany                     *
* Phone/Fax: +49 228-9122 286, e-mail: m.schmitt at  *
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