[Taxacom] job opening - curator of Hymenoptera at the ZFMK

Netta Dorchin n.dorchin.zfmk at uni-bonn.de
Fri Mar 4 07:34:23 CST 2011

Curator of Hymenoptera

The Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn (
<http://www.zfmk.de/> http://www.zfmk.de) seeks to fill a new research
position in the Department of Arthropods. The position is available
immediately. Potential candidates will hold a PhD in zoology or related
areas, have their research focus preferably on systematics of parasitic
Hymenoptera, and present substantial publication record in taxonomy,
phylogenetics and other biosystematic disciplines. The candidate is expected
to work in these fields from a sound theoretical basis and be able to apply
an array of appropriate modern methods. He/she should be able to combine
collection-based work with modern phylogenetic and/or ecological approaches.
The candidate is also expected to integrate into ongoing research projects
at the ZFMK and teaching programs at the University of Bonn, and to obtain
competitive grant funds.

As a curator, the successful candidate will be responsible for caring,
managing and further increasing and developing the Hymenoptera collections
at the ZFMK. He/she will also be involved in administrative work at the
institute and is expected to demonstrate commitment to community engagement
in his/her field of research.

The successful candidate will be employed for an initial period of five
years, after which he/she will obtain tenure depending on his/her
performance. Salary corresponds to grade TV-L/13 in the German Public
Service scheme. 

The ZFMK is an associate institute of the "Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz" (WGL Science Community) and works in close
cooperation with the University of Bonn. It comprises internationally
important scientific collections, libraries, electron microscopy unit, and
bioacoustic, histological and molecular laboratories.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, complete publication record, a
statement of teaching experience and research funding, certificates of
university degrees, and selected publications in hard copies to the
following address:

Heike Lenz, Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee
160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany, by April 15 2011. E-mail inquiries:
h.lenz.zfmk at uni-bonn.de

Please note that application documents will not be returned.


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