[Taxacom] Field Museum opening - Assistant Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles

Margaret Thayer mthayer at fieldmuseum.org
Sat Mar 8 17:18:03 CST 2008

Assistant Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles

*Field Museum of Natural History*

The Department of Zoology of The Field Museum seeks a herpetologist to fill
a career-track appointment at the Assistant Curator level.  Applicants
should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment and have demonstrated
scientific achievement in collections-based research. Candidates are
expected to establish an externally funded research program in evolutionary
biology with emphasis in areas such as biogeography, comparative morphology,
conservation, development, molecular genetics, systematics, and theoretical
phylogenetics.  Both recent graduates and individuals with several years of
experience at the assistant curator/professor level are encouraged to apply.

In addition to research, responsibilities include curation of globally
important collections in the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles,
participation in public exhibit and education programs, and administration.
Strong relationships with local universities provide opportunities for
participation in graduate and undergraduate training and teaching.
should include: (1) a Curriculum Vitae; (2) a statement of research
interests; (3) a statement of curatorial interests; (4) names and contact
information of three referees; and (5) copies of up to five relevant
publications.  Review of applications will begin June 30, 2008.  Application
materials should be sent to: zoologysearch at fieldmuseum.org or Search
Committee, Department of Zoology, The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore
Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496.  Electronic submissions are encouraged and
preferred (receipt will be acknowledged).

The Field Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
applications from women and minorities.
Please address inquiries to zoologysearch at fieldmuseum.org, not to me.
Email CHANGE: from 14 March 2008, ONLY the email address below will work
(not @fmnh.org)
Margaret K. Thayer, Ph.D.        mthayer at fieldmuseum.org
Associate Curator, Zoology and Head, Division of Insects
Field Museum of Natural History
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60605-2496, USA
PHONE: +1-312-665-7741 (direct)    FAX: +1-312-665-7754
FMNH personal web page:   http://tinyurl.com/4g4zz
Austral Staphylinidae with Staphyliniformia databases:
Beetle Tree of Life project: http://tinyurl.com/38yryf
Division of Insects collection database: http://tinyurl.com/2mnc9j

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