Paleonet: Thompson Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Paleontology (Florida Museum of Natural History)
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Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Post-Doctoral Fellowship in
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
The Florida Museum of Natural History seeks applicants for Jon L. and
Beverly A. Thompson Post-Doctoral Fellowship in invertebrate
paleontology. Candidates who (1) integrate invertebrate paleontology
or micropaleontology with related geological and biological sciences
(e.g., stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleoclimatology, evolutionary
biology, and geobiology), (2) use museum collections in their
research, and (3) have research interests centered on time intervals
and taxonomic groups that are regionally relevant (Cenozoic marine
invertebrates and microfossils) are particularly encouraged to apply.
(See http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu for more information about the museum.)
The Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Post-Doctoral Fellowship is
associated with the Invertebrate Paleontology program at the Florida
Museum of Natural History. The position is for a postdoctoral
associate and is awarded for two years, contingent on satisfactory
progress. The fellowship provides a stipend ($40,000/yr),
discretionary research funds ($5,000/yr), and health care benefits.
Interested candidates should submit a statement of research interest
(2-3 pages), a curriculum vita, a list of publications, and the names
of three referees from whom recommendation letters can be requested.
The deadline for all application materials is March 1, 2012, and
decisions will be announced by April 15, 2012. The position is
scheduled to start on August 15, 2012.
Application materials can be sent by email to: Michal Kowalewski,
Thompson Chair of Invertebrate Paleontology, Florida Museum of Natural
History, University of Florida, mkowalewski at flmnh.ufl.edu. Please
contact M. Kowalewski directly with questions about the application
process or the fellowship.
University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Applications from women and minority scientists are strongly
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