Paleonet: San Diego NHM Post

Norman MacLeod N.MacLeod at
Sat Mar 1 15:46:17 UTC 2008

This just in.


The Department of PaleoServices at the San Diego Natural History Museum has
an opening for a full-time staff position as Paleontological Field Manager. 
Position responsibilities include coordination of paleontological field
activities (i.e., supervision of field monitors in prospecting for and
collection of fossils and the recording of stratigraphic, taphonomic,
geographic, and topographic data) and production of final project reports
that summarize the methods and preliminary results of paleontological
salvage activities.  Other duties include generation of initial discovery
letter reports for City, County, and/or State agency managers and generation
of paleontological resource assessment technical reports.  Opportunities
also include paleontological field work in the Southern California region
and working with the extensive fossil collections of the San Diego Natural
History Museum.

 Qualified candidates must have at least a M.S. Degree in Geology or
Paleobiology; 2 to 3 years of relevant experience (especially sedimentary
geology and paleontology); excellent supervisory/managerial, verbal,
written, and interpersonal skills; and a strong work ethic, intense drive,
and initiative for quality and customer service.  This position is a
regular, full-time salaried position with a generous benefits package (e.g.,
full medical and 401K plan).  Compensation will be based on individual
qualifications and experience (annual salary range $40,000 to $60,000).

Please send resumes to:

Ms. Yvonne Kugies
Department of PaleoServices
San Diego Natural History Museum
P.O. Box 121390
San Diego, CA  92112
ykugies at


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

(0)207 942-5204/5295 (Office)
(0)207 942-5546 (Fax) (Web Page)


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