Paleonet: Post Doctoral Researcher/Research Associate position, University of Kansas
selden at ku.edu
Sat Aug 15 17:45:37 GMT 2009
Available immediately, a Post Doctoral Researcher/Research Associate
position in fossil arthropods is available for a maximum of 18 months
at the department of Geology, University of Kansas. This position is
available following the success of Vincent Perrichot in his
appointment at the University of Rennes.
The University of Kansas is home to the Biodiversity Institute, which
includes the Natural History Museum (departments include Invertebrate
Paleontology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Entomology), and the
Paleontological Institute, publishers of the Treatise on Invertebrate
Paleontology and Paleontological Contributions. Paleontologists and
arthropod workers can also be found in the Departments of Geology and
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
The Department of Geology is extremely well equipped and the
paleontology laboratories have many new microscope, photographic and
preparation facilities installed in the last two years. We are
especially well equipped for work on amber specimens. The University
of Kansas also has a Microscopy & Analytical Imaging Laboratory with a
range of SEM, TEM, confocal and other imaging systems.
The position is open to any areas of arthropod paleobiology.
University of Kansas arthropod paleobiology is particularly renowned
for work on fossil Chelicerata (especially spiders) and Myriapoda,
insects, trilobites and other Paleozoic arthropods, and trace fossils.
The departments mentioned above include faculty with major research
groups in phylogenetics, biogeography, bioinformatics, and so on.
Application should be made as soon as possible (closing date early
September) through the University of Kansas job web site (https://jobs.ku.edu
) and search for position number 00067284.
Please email me for further information, and pass this on to anyone
who might be interested. thank you.
Director of the Paleontological Institute
Gulf-Hedberg Distinguished Professor of Invertebrate Paleontology,
Department of Geology
University of Kansas
Lindley Hall, 1475 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Email: selden at ku.edu
Phone (785) 864-2751 Lab (785) 864-9049 iPhone (785) 393-5625
Paleontological Institute web site: http://paleo.ku.edu
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