Paleonet: EVOLUTION, DIVERSITY, AND CONSERVATION OF REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

Peter Roopnarine proopnarine at
Tue Aug 31 05:16:30 GMT 2010

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

The California Academy of Sciences seeks an outstanding scientist
to conduct innovative, externally funded research in the phylogeny,
diversity, and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. We are
particularly interested in individuals conducting rigorous field
and laboratory-based analyses of key questions in evolution and
conservation science, using molecular, morphological, developmental,
and biodiversity informatics approaches in the context of phylogeny and
global environmental change. Candidates should have a strong commitment
to the curation, use and development of museum collections as a complement
to their research and to participation in the Academy's public engagement
programs. Relationships with local universities provide opportunities to
participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching and training. Hires
may be made at any level.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research goals,
up to three publications, and contact information for three references
by 15 October 2010 to casvert at The California Academy of
Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from
individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

Peter D. Roopnarine, Ph.D., Curator of Geology
Dept. of Invertebrate Zoology & Geology
California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco CA 94118

Tel. (415)379-5271
"The progress of science is...transformation of the qualitative into the quantitative." Atkins.

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