Paleonet: PostDoc position at the State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart

Rasser, Michael michael.rasser at smns-bw.de
Wed Feb 20 07:46:32 GMT 2013


This just in!
Greetings, Michael

*Postdoc position in Palaeoherpetology at the State Museum of Natural
History Stuttgart*

*Homepage: *www.naturkundemuseum-bw.de – *project: palaeobiology and
palaeoecology of Mesozoic marine reptiles*





We are seeking to the earliest possible date a highly motivated scientist
with excellent team working skills and a strong desire to conduct research
at a high international level including interdisciplinary projects. The
State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart is an international renowned
research institution. The palaeontolgical collections include over 4.1
million specimens with about 60.000 aquatic vertebrates (focus on 40.000
fossil fish specimens)



*3 year-project*

Palaeobiology and palaeoecology of Mesozoic marine reptiles with focus on

1.      bone histology (modes of growth, bone density) and embryology of
Triassic pachypleurosaurians.

2.      oxygen isotopy (strategies of thermoregulation of several Jurassic
ichthyosaurs).



*Required qualifications*

·         Ph.D. in palaeontology/palaeobiology

·         outstanding publication record in high-ranking international
journals

·         own research profile

·         ability and readiness to work in a team



Applications are highly welcome. Salary is at E 13 TV-L (German public
service salary scale). We are an equal opportunity employer. Please send
your written application with standard documents to the following address
by March, 15th, 2013: Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart, c/o Frau
M. Lindner, Rosenstein 1, D-70191 Stuttgart, Germany. For further
information, please contact Dr. R. Schoch rainer.schoch at smns-bw.de,  (+49
711 8936 143) or Dr. R. Ziegler (+49 711 8936 174).


Prof. Dr. Johanna Eder, Director
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