Paleonet: Job announcement: Tenure-track researcher on dinosaur paleobiology // Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

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Mon Apr 1 17:12:18 GMT 2019

Hi all,

The Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP) aims to recruit a motivated researcher with an excellent publication background and expertise in dinosaur paleobiology to join the Mesozoic Faunas Research Group. A certain degree of independence and leadership with regard to research, fundraising and fieldwork is required, while at  the same time good team-working abilities are indispensable to collaborate with other members of the group under the guidance of the group leader (Àngel Galobart). The position is mostly devoted to research (including publications and contributions to meetings), with a minimal teaching burden but including other associated academic duties such as supervision, fundraising, fieldwork and dissemination/outreach activities.


 - Type of contract: Access to the Spanish System of Science, Technology and Innovation.
 - Duration: Fixed-term with duration of 5 years (tenure-track)
 - Career progression: Possible access to tenure after the 4th year evaluation
 - Research Group/Area: Mesozoic Faunas
 - Workplace: ICP Museum, c/ Escola Industrial 23, 08201 Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
 - Working conditions:
 - Full time job (37.5 h/week; 1786 h/year)

 - Teleworking opportunities (up to 30% working time)
 - Teaching burden: max 20 h/academic course

 - Academic Degree: PhD in Biology, Geology, Sciences or equivalent
 - Languages: Good level of spoken and written English 

 - Experience:
 - 4 years of postdoctoral experience
 - Direction of paleontological fieldwork
 - Expertise: Dinosaur paleobiology (publication record on dinosaur anatomy, taxonomy, phylogeny, evolution and/or ichnology)

Detailed job description, and information on applying can be found at:

Best regards, 

Pere Figuerola
Head of Outreach and Communication Department
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (ICP)

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