path at amsg.austmus.gov.au
Wed Jan 20 18:08:17 EST 1999
It would be very nice to have another polychaete worker in Australia
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Please find below a recent advertisement for a vacancy at the Western
Australian Museum. Please distribute it to any colleagues who you feel may
Ministry for Culture & the Arts
Western Australian Museum
Museum of Natural Science
Curator of Marine Invertebrates
Salary: $42,975-$47,496 (WAM WPA)
Duties: Responsible for the collecting/curatorial, research and
information/education-providing functions pertaining to designated taxa or
fields within the Department of Aquatic Zoology.
Qualifications and Experience: BSc Hons in zoology or related field, or an
equivalent qualification acceptable to the Museum. SCUBA qualification.
Demonstrated knowledge of museum collections management practices.
Demonstrated expertise in the systematics of at least one major group of
marine invertebrates (excluding Crustacea and Mollusca) and knowledge of
modern taxonomic tools and techniques. Demonstrated ability to plan and
undertake fieldwork, which will include SCUBA diving. Highly developed and
wide ranging written and verbal communications skills as demonstrated by
research and popular publications, lectures, talks etc to a variety of
audiences. Demonstrated ability to communicate research results to the public
through popular publications and exhibition and educational programs and to
participate enthusiastically in other Museum public programs. Current `A'
class drivers licence.
DESIRABLE: Postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) in zoology or related field.
Experience working in a museum. Proven ability to attract external grant
funding. Understanding of the principles of EEO and Occupational Safety and
Health, and their application in the workplace.
Location: Perth Cultural Centre.
Further information: Dr Paddy Berry (08) 9427 2716 or Dr Fred Wells (08)
A full job description and standard application form: (08) 9224 7447 (24
Closing date: 4.30 pm Thursday 4 February 1999.
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