Jobs for Invertebrate Researchers (South Africa)
Brothers at NU.AC.ZA
Tue Oct 8 11:18:36 CDT 2002
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
researchers as well as people interested in developing a career in
endeavour supported by the museum.
Responsibilities: To conduct original collections-based research on
the following taxa - Mollusca (mainly marine), Insecta (Diptera or
Heteroptera), Arachnida, Myriapoda and Oligochaeta, and to assist in
provision of other heritage services relating to the museum's overall
Requirements: A post graduate degree in the natural sciences.
established interest in systematic research within one of the fields
above would be a strong recommendation the museum is prepared to
opportunities for young scientists to establish their careers.
Salary: Between R60 000 p.a. to R130 000 (depending on appointment
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
Director, Natal Museum, Private Bag 9070, Pietermaritzburg 3200
(jlondt at nmsa.org.za, Fax: 033-3450561). Closing date for submissions
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
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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