Potential job

PatH 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

--Pat Hutchings
<path at amsg.austmus.gov.au>



Dear Members
     
Please find below a recent advertisement for a vacancy at the Western 
Australian Museum. Please distribute it to any colleagues who you feel may 
be interested.
     
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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) 
9427 2809.
     
A full job description and standard application form: (08) 9224 7447 (24 
hours service).
     
Closing date: 4.30 pm Thursday 4 February 1999.


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