Job: Oligochaete systematist

Geoff Read at
Thu Oct 17 15:11:22 EST 2002

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From:           	Dai Herbert <dherbert at>
Subject:        	vacancies for invertebrate systematists
Date sent:      	Thu, 17 Oct 2002 11:00:47 +0200


The Natal Museum curates internationally renowned collections and 
specialises in taxonomic and systematic research on a variety of 
invertebrate animals.  There are currently opportunities for established 
researchers as well as people interested in developing a career in fields of 
endeavour supported by the museum.   

Responsibilities:  To conduct original collections-based research on any of 
the following taxa - Mollusca (mainly marine), Insecta (Diptera or 
Heteroptera), Arachnida, Myriapoda and Oligochaeta, and to assist in the 
provision of other heritage services relating to the museum's overall mission. 
Requirements:  A postgraduate degree in the natural sciences.  Although an 
established interest in systematic research within one of the fields listed 
above would be a strong recommendation, the museum is prepared to 
provide opportunities for young scientists to establish their careers.   

Salary: between SAR60 000 p.a. to SAR130 000 p.a. (depending on 
appointment level), plus a range of other standard benefits.   

Applications:  Send full curriculum vitae, copy of highest certificate, covering
letter detailing career ambitions and all contact details to:  

Dr Jason G. H. Londt
Natal Museum
Private Bag 9070
(jlondt at, Fax: 033-3450561).

Closing date for applications is 30 November 2002.

The Natal Museum is an equal opportunity employer

Dr D.G. Herbert
Natal Museum, P. Bag 9070, Pietermaritzburg, 3200, SOUTH AFRICA. 
Tel. (033) 3451404. Fax (033) 3450561. E-mail: dherbert at
Natal Museum web site:-

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