Paleonet: Job Offer: Assistant Curator, The Field Museum

Norman MacLeod N.MacLeod at
Thu Apr 26 05:09:16 UTC 2007

Assistant Curator, The Field Museum, Department of Geology, Chicago, IL
The Field Museum¹s Department of Geology seeks a broadly interested,
productive colleague with an innovative specimen based research program in
Invertebrate Paleontology.  Special areas of interest include systematics,
phylogenetics, morphologic evolution, biogeography, biostratigraphy and
faunistics, and paleoecology.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D., a
significant record of scientific achievement, and is expected to build a
strong research program with a field component.  The position entails the
curation of a major fossil invertebrate collection.  Curators participate in
a wide range of public learning programs (including exhibits, mentoring, and
informal education), institutional advancement, administrative and service
activities. Participation in undergraduate and graduate education at area
universities is also strongly encouraged.
The search is targeted at the Assistant Curator level, but candidates at a
higher level may be considered. Please include: curriculum vitae; statement
of research objectives; and copies of relevant publications. Direct
applications to, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:
Search Committee, Department of Geology
The Field Museum
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496
Please ensure that all of the listed items except copies of publications are
also sent as e-mail attachments, such as PDFs or word documents (the
preferred application is Microsoft Word, although WordPerfect is also
acceptable). E-mail address for this search is: <klawson at
<mailto:klawson at> >.
Deadline for applications is 09/01/07.  Consideration of applications will
begin 09/25/07.


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)
palaeontology/cv-5463.html (Web Page)


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