Job announcements: Ph.D Student and Post-Doc, Berlin

Dave Lazarus h0662bmt at rz.hu-berlin.de
Tue Jun 2 07:00:31 EST 1998


2 positions are available at the Natural History Museum in Berlin.

Please accept our apologies for any duplicate copies you may recieve =
due to cross-listing.  - dl



Pos. 1 - Graduate student position, evolutionary marine =
micropaleontology (Project A3)

A 3 year position beginning October 1, 1998 is available in the newly =
founded =8CGraduate College on Evolutionary Transformations and =
Faunal Boundaries=B9 to study the evolutionary reponse of the marine =
plankton to climatic and impact events across the Eocene-Oligocene =
boundary.  The project will involve collecting new primary data on =
radiolarian faunas, and synthesis of climate and other microfossil =
data from the existing literature.  A parallel student project on =
impacts and evolution of the physical system is also planned by the =
Institute of Mineralogy, and close cooperative work between the =
research groups is expected.  A new, broadly interdisciplinary =
curriculum in earth systems and evolutionary sciences will be =
included as part of the training program.

Applicants should have sucessfully completed an appropriate degree =
(German Diplom, US Bachelors or Masters, or equivalent) in the earth =
or biological sciences.  Prior knowlege of the German language is not =
required, but active participation in the German language course =
curriculum is expected.

Please send applications (by post) to the address given below.  =
Applications should include: Curriculum Vitae, List of publications, =
prior research experience, transcripts of classes taken and degree =
certificates awarded (normal photocopies OK), short statement of =
research and career interests, and the names of 3 referees (email =
addresses desired).  Please mention the project number on your =
application.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ALL APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 19th, 1998!



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Pos. 2 - Post-Doctoral position, evolutionary marine studies (Project =
A1)

A 3 year position beginning October 1, 1998 is available in the newly =
founded =8CGraduate College on Evolutionary Transformations and =
Faunal Boundaries=B9 to study the evolutionary reponse of the marine =
system across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary.  The project will =
involve synthesising and critically evaluating the large body of =
available published data on the K/T boundary event: =
micropaleontological, sedimentological, geochemical, etc.  

Applicants should have sucessfully completed the Ph.D. degree or =
it=B9s equivalent in the earth or biological sciences. Prior knowlege =
of the German language is not required, but extensive interaction =
with colleagues in a primarily German language environment is =
expected.

Please send applications (by post) to the address given below.  =
Applications should include: Curriculum Vitae, List of publications, =
reprints of relevant papers, prior research experience, transcripts =
of classes taken and degree certificates awarded (normal photocopies =
OK), short statement of research and career interests, and the names =
of 3 referees (email addresses desired).  Please mention the project =
number on your application.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ALL APPLICATIONS IS JUNE 19th, 1998!
 




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Dr. David Lazarus

david.lazarus at rz.hu-berlin.de   or   h0662bmt at rz.hu-berlin.de
 
Post Address: Institut fuer Palaeontologie
              MUSEUM FUER NATURKUNDE
              Zentralinstitut der Humbolt-Universitaet zu Berlin
              Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115  Berlin, Germany
Telephone numbers:
0049 - 30 - 2093 - 8579 (office) 
0049 - 30 - 2093 - 8862 (department secretary) 
0049 - 30 - 2093 - 8868 (fax) 

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