Jobs for Invertebrate Researchers (South Africa)

Denis Brothers Brothers at NU.AC.ZA
Tue Oct 8 11:18:36 CDT 2002


NATAL MUSEUM
(SOUTH AFRICA)

OPPORTUNITIES FOR

INVERTEBRATE RESEARCHERS

The Natal Museum curates internationally renowned collections and
specialises in taxonomic and systematic research on a variety of
invertebrate animals.  There are currently opportunities for
established
researchers as well as people interested in developing a career in
fields of
endeavour supported by the museum.
Responsibilities:  To conduct original collections-based research on
any of
the following taxa - Mollusca (mainly marine), Insecta (Diptera or
Heteroptera), Arachnida, Myriapoda and Oligochaeta, and to assist in
the
provision of other heritage services relating to the museum's overall
mission.
Requirements:  A post graduate degree in the natural sciences.
Although an
established interest in systematic research within one of the fields
listed
above would be a strong recommendation the museum is prepared to
provide
opportunities for young scientists to establish their careers.
Salary:  Between R60 000 p.a. to R130 000 (depending on appointment
level)
plus a range of other standard benefits.
Submissions:  Send full curriculum vitae, copy of highest certificate,
covering letter detailing career ambitions, and all contact details to
the
Director, Natal Museum, Private Bag 9070, Pietermaritzburg 3200
(jlondt at nmsa.org.za, Fax: 033-3450561).  Closing date for submissions
is 30
November 2002.

The Natal Museum is an equal opportunity employer

Prof. Denis J. Brothers
School of Botany & Zoology
(and Centre for Environment & Development)
University of Natal
Private Bag X01
Scottsville
3209 SOUTH AFRICA
tel: +27 (0)33 260 5106
fax: +27 (0)33 260 5105
e-mail: brothers at nu.ac.za




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