Paleonet: John Caldwell Meeker Postdoctoral Fellowship

Norman MacLeod N.MacLeod at
Mon Apr 9 19:11:31 GMT 2012

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Applications are invited for the position of the John Caldwell Meeker
Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Geology at The Field Museum.
The successful candidate will be expected to complement, and/ or participate
in any one of the ongoing research programs in the Department of Geology.
Research projects are being pursued in the areas of Vertebrate Paleontology,
Invertebrate Paleontology, and Meteoritics. Individual Curators and their
research programs are featured on the Field Museum website
( Applications will be
reviewed both for merit and suitability with the research and collections
strengths of the department. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact
relevant curators prior to application.

A Ph.D. in a field of research represented in the Department of Geology is
required.  The term for this position is for a maximum of two years. The
appointment is anticipated to begin in the summer of 2012.

Please send a statement of research interests and experience, a curriculum
vitae including publications list, and names of three referees (with e-mail
addresses) to:  

Peter J. Makovicky
Chair, Department of Geology
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60605-2496

e-mail: pmakovicky at
phone: (312) 665-7633

Applications must be received by May 1st, 2012. The Field Museum is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Prof. Norman MacLeod
Keeper of Palaeontology
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD

(0)207 942-5204 (Office)
(0)207 942-5546 (Fax) (Web Page)

Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, Gower Street,
London WC1E 6BT, UK

Nanjing Institute of Geology & Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
39 Beijing Donglu, Nanjing, China


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