Paleonet: postdoc position available

Kate Lyons lyonsskate at
Fri Dec 19 18:33:34 UTC 2008

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research associate in
MACROECOLOGY at the University of New Mexico.  Support exists for a 1-2 year
appointment to begin in 2009, with extension subject to successful progress.
The candidate will work in collaboration with the Integrating
Macroecological Pattern and Progress across Scales Research Coordination
Network (  Active involvement in planned
or ongoing projects is expected. The successful applicant will conduct
original research, write manuscripts for publication, and assist with
writing grant proposals.  A Ph.D. in ecology, paleontology, biology, or a
related discipline is required, along with quantitative skills and a strong
publication record.  Experience with analysis and programming, phylogenetic
methodologies, or paleontology is desirable.

Please email a CV and a letter of interest, including contact telephone
numbers and email addresses for three references to fasmith at by
January 20, 2009. The University of New Mexico is an equal access/equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a
diverse workforce.

If anyone has questions about the position, I'd be happy to answer them.
Please note, however, that the applications should be sent to Felisa Smith
at the University of New Mexico and not to me.


Kate Lyons


S. Kathleen Lyons

Research Associate

Department of Paleobiology

National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian Institution [NHB, MRC 121]

P.O. Box 37012

Washington DC 20013-7012

Phone: 202-633-1345  Fax: 202-786-2832

lyonss2 at

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