AMNH ichthyology position

Scott Schaefer schaefer at AMNH.ORG
Thu Nov 16 11:56:21 CST 2000

Ichthyology Position at the American Museum of Natural History

As seen in the 3 November issue of Science

Systematic Ichthyologist.- The American Museum of Natural History seeks
applications for a
tenure-track position of Assistant or Associate Curator of Ichthyology with
a research focus on
fish systematics (marine and/or freshwater). Candidates must have a
demonstrated ability to
conduct original, collections-based systematic research on recent fishes;
an ambitious field
program, collection management experience, and a record of successful
grantsmanship are
strongly preferred. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a
strong research
publication output, accept joint responsibility for curation and management
of the recent fish
collections, contribute to growth of the collections, and participate in
AMNH graduate student and
postdoctoral training programs. Further responsibilities may include
participation in public
programs, teaching, exhibitions, administration, participation in
biodiversity and conservation
initiatives, and other activities that promote and enhance science.
Appointment will be made
no earlier than 1 July 2001 with rank and salary commensurate with
experience; a Ph.D. is
required at the time of appointment. Candidates should send the following
application materials:
curriculum vitae (including e-mail contact address); statement of research
interests, goals,
and reasons for seeking employment at the AMNH; and copies of all relevant
Candidates should request letters of recommendation from at least three
qualified reviewers.

All materials should be sent to: Dr. Nancy Simmons, Chair, Division of
Vertebrate Zoology,
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024 U.S.A. E-mail:
simmons at

Evaluations will begin 15 January 2001 and will continue until the position
is filled. Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action. Women and minority candidates are strongly
urged to apply.

See also:

Scott A. Schaefer
Associate Curator
Dept. of Ichthyology
Division of Vertebrate Zoology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West @ 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192 USA

voice: 212-769-5652
fax: 212-769-5642
email: schaefer at

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