Museum director position

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Tue Oct 22 15:02:53 CDT 2002

Evolutionary Biologist and
Director, Museum of Zoology & Herbarium
University of Michigan

Applications are solicited for the new position of Director of the
University of Michigan Museum of Zoology and Herbarium.  The Director
will have responsibility for the administration of the two museums and
academic leadership regarding the role and use of museums in
contemporary biology.  Candidates should combine strong research skills
in evolutionary biology of animals or plants with academic
administrative leadership ability and excellence in teaching.  The
Director will have a joint appointment with tenure in the newly formed
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.  Applications are
welcomed from individuals whose research is in any area of evolutionary
botany or zoology, including systematics, phylogeography, and
evolutionary genetics or genomics.  Teaching responsibilities will
include at least one course in the individual's area of expertise.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply and applicants should note
that the University is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

To apply, please send a curriculum vitae, brief summaries of present and
future research plans and teaching interests, copies of three
publications, and contact information for three references to the Chair,
Director Search Committee at either the Museum of Zoology, 1109 Geddes
Avenue, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079 or the
Herbarium, 3600 Varsity Drive, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
48108-2287.  Review of applications will begin 18 November 2002.  The
University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory, affirmative action

Barry M. OConnor
Curator & Professor             phone: (734) 763-4354
Museum of Zoology               FAX: (734) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at
1109 Geddes Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079  USA

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