Systematic Mammalogy Faculty Position

Tim Lowrey tlowrey at UNM.EDU
Fri Dec 6 13:39:09 CST 2002

Please forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested in
applying for this position.


The Department of Biology and the Museum of Southwestern Biology at
the University of New Mexico announce a tenure track position at the
rank of Assistant or junior Associate Professor in the field of
Systematic Mammalogy/Curator of Mammals to begin in Fall 2003.

Minimum requirements:  Ph.D. in relevant field of biology by the
start date and experience in curation  at an internationally
recognized natural history collection.

Preferred characteristics: Applicants will be evaluated on the
following criteria: 1) experience in curation of a large and diverse
mammal collection at an internationally recognized natural history
museum: 2) postdoctoral experience; 3) publication performance; 4)
potential for establishing a vigorous and independent research
program in systematic mammalogy and some related area; 5) potential
for excellent teaching at the undergraduate through graduate level;
6) interest in interaction with colleagues working in a broad array
of disciplines and organisms.
Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Mammalogy and
Systematics and participation in the core curriculum of the
Department of Biology. Salary will be commensurate with
qualifications. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to

To apply for the Systematic Mammalogist/ Curator of Mammals position,
the applicant must provide the following materials:

 A signed letter of application

 A complete curriculum vita including curatorial experience

 Reprints of significant publications

 A brief description of research interests, curatorial philosophy,
and teaching philosophy

 Three letters of reference sent to the Systematic
Mammalogist/Curator of Mammals Search  Committee by the closing date

Application materials are to be sent to:
Systematic Mammalogist/ Curator of Mammals Search Committee
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1091
Tel: (505) 277-2496; Fax: (505) 277-0304.
E-mail:  ymartin at
Completed applications must be received at the above address by
February 3, 2003.

Additional information may be obtained at the Biology Dept. website- and the Museum of Southwestern Biology
website-  Applicants may also contact
tlowrey at for information.


Tim Lowrey, Ph.D.
UNM Herbarium
Museum of Southwestern Biology
Department of  Biology
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
Tel: 505-277-2604
Fax: 505-277-6079

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