martes, 29 de enero de 2013

Oportunidad laboral: Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology AMNH

Assistant Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History

The Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History is inviting applications for a curatorial position in the Division of Paleontology, Department of Invertebrate Paleontology.This is a tenure track position at the Assistant Curator rank.

We are looking for outstanding candidates interested in almost any facet of Invertebrate Paleontology, including (but not limited to) systematics, paleobiology, evolutionary development, and environmental change.
In addition to exemplary research, the successful candidate is expected to conduct field work.  The successful candidate will use paleontological methods in combination with other approaches (for example isotopics, ct imaging and molecular techniques) to study the evolution of life in relation to earth history.

The ability to communicate effectively within the scholarly community and to a larger public is important.
The appointed person is expected to maintain a high level of productivity in original research, to provide curatorial oversight of relevant collections, and to seek extramural funding. Other responsibilities may include serving on committees and participating in Museum-sponsored exhibits and educational programs, and in the Comparative Biology Ph.D. program at the Richard Gilder Graduate School.

We seek a very creative, broad-based researcher who interacts well with others and who will utilize the extensive resources the museum has to offer in the way of collections, instrumentation, teaching and mentoring, and exhibition.

Interested candidates should submit electronically, via a single email message with separate files, the following materials:

a) complete curriculum vitae,
b) a statement detailing research interests, accomplishments, future research plans, and how you envision contributing to the Division of Paleontology and to graduate and postgraduate r

c) up to five relevant publications (pdf files), and
d) a list of dissertation advisors, committee members, co-authors, and co-PIs on funded grants during the preceding five years.

In addition, each applicant should have three letters of support sent electronically to the Search Committee.

All materials should be submitted electronically, preferably as pdf files, to:
Invertebrate Paleontological Search Committee, American Museum of Natural History,Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024-5192, to:

(Subject line: IPaleo Search Committee: your name). Inquires should be directed to Mark Norell, Chair of the Search Committee:

Applications and letters of support should be received no later than March 1, 2013.

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum encourages Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Vietnam Era and Disabled Veterans to apply. The Museum does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.            

Ruth O'Leary
Director of Collections, Archives and Preparation
Division of Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West @ 79th Street
New York
NY 10024
Phone: 212 769 5068
Fax: 212 769 5842

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