HerpNet Project Coordinator

Beach, James H beach at KU.EDU
Wed Aug 21 11:58:53 CDT 2002


Applications are sought for a Project Coordinator for HerpNET, a 5-year,
funded collaboration among 36 North American herpetological collections to
create a network of distributed databases.  The  successful applicant will
be housed at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
(http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/mvz/), University of California at Berkeley,
where he/she will  coordinate activities among participating institutions,
collaborate with technical database  specialists at the University of Kansas
and University of California at Berkeley, integrate the  project activities
with those of MaNIS  (network of distributed databases of mammal
collections)  http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/manis/, and work with AmphibiaWeb
(http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/aw/) to  develop web-based communication.

Requirements: a Ph.D. or equivalent in herpetology, demonstrated
organizational and basic computer  skills, some managerial or curatorial
experience, and ability to work with diverse individuals. The  salary range
is  $45,048 - $54,240 depending on qualifications and experience. Position
available  January 2, 2003.

Send curriculum vitae, statement of interests and experience, and names of
three references to  HerpNET Search, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology,
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3160.   Deadline for receipt of
applications is September 30, 2002. The University of California is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Please e-mail Dr. Linda Trueb with any questions (trueb at ku.edu).

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