Position: Curator of Birds

Mitch Wagener mwage at redback.lter.alaska.edu
Thu Oct 19 11:16:58 EST 1995


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
CURATOR OF BIRDS
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA MUSEUM

The University of Alaska Museum seeks qualified applicants for the
position of Curator of Birds. The successful applicant will also be
appointed Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Biology
and Wildlife and be affiliated with the Institute of Arctic Biology.

The appointee is expected to curate and develop the large Nearctic
collection of birds, teach one course/year (including ornithology or an
area of specialty that could include systematics or another area of
comparative biology), supervise graduate students, and establish a
rigorous extramurally funded research program complementing UAF's strong
emphasis in evolutionary and avian biology. Applicants with backgrounds in
comparative biology, including molecular biology, are encouraged to apply,
although all relevant applications will be considered. An earned Ph.D. in
biology or related field by March 1, 1996 is mandatory and post-doctoral
experience is preferred.

A curatorial assistant, laboratory space and start-up funds are included
in this appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in January of
1997.

Send applications including statements of research interest, teaching
philosophy, and curatorial experience, a curriculum vitae and three
letters of reference by December 15, 1995 to:
Chair, Curator of Birds Search Committee
Department of Biology and Wildlife
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7000 
or contact Dr. Gerald F. Shields at:
Phone: (907) 474-7656, 
Fax: (907) 474-6967
E-mail: gshields at redback.lter.alaska.edu

The University of Alaska is an Educational Institution and an EEO and
Affirmative Action Employer. Your application for Employment with The
University of Alaska May be Subject to Public Disclosure.



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