Two positions availalbe: Protist & Invertebrate Paleontology

Jere H. Lipps jlipps at uclink4.berkeley.edu
Wed Nov 14 08:10:53 EST 2001


>
>TWO MUSEUM SCIENTIST POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

>PROTIST PALEONTOLOGY & INVERTEBRATE PALEONTOLOGY
>
>Protist Paleontology
>
>The Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, seeks
>candidates for a full-time, 11-month Museum Scientist with knowledge
>of the chief groups of fossil protists, including foraminifera,
>radiolaria, diatoms, and coccoliths in particular. Expertise on
>foraminifera highly desirable.
>
>Duties consist of curation of microfossils, management of the
>microfossil collection and data, interactions with faculty, students,
>and visiting researchers, consultation on exhibits and public
>outreach, and up to 20% research on the paleobiology, evolution or
>systematics of foraminifera.
>
>UCMP has the 2nd largest collection of fossils (microfossils,
>invertebrates, plants, and vertebrates) in North America, including
>millions of microfossil types, single mount slides, assemblage
>slides, and bulk and processed samples in need of constant curation.
>The abilities to organize collections from bulk samples through
>processed samples to slides, to input and maintain the microfossil
>database, to interact effectively with a wide variety of co-workers,
>researchers and students, to present an outreach component utilizing
>microfossils, and to maintain an active and creative research program
>using the resources of UCMP are required. For additional information
>about UCMP, see www.ucmp.berkeley.edu
>
>Additional information on this position and campus procedures for
>apply are located at:
>
>http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/jvl/search.php?ohrjvlid=12116
>
>In addition:
>
>Interested paleontologists please send your resume, names, addresses
>and emails of three references, and a statement about your museum
>philosophy and research program to:
>
>Micropaleontology Search
>Museum of Paleontology #4780
>University of California
>Berkeley, CA 94720
>
>
>Invertebrate Paleontology
>
>The University of California Museum of Paleontology (UCMP) seeks
>candidates for a full-time, 11-month Museum Scientist to oversee
>collection management and to pursue an active paleontological
>research program in the Invertebrate Section of the Museum.
>
>Duties consist of curation of separate fossil, living, and type
>collections, management of the invertebrate collection and data,
>interactions with faculty, students, and visiting researchers,
>consultation on exhibits and public outreach, and up to 20% research
>time.  The successful candidates research program may be in any area
>paleontology, with expectation of a component of systematic expertise
>in a major group of fossil invertebrates as well as an interest in
>questions at the cutting edge of paleontology.
>
>The successful applicant will be expected to set collection
>management priorities in the Invertebrate Section; to hire, train,
>and supervise students in curation and data management; to stimulate
>collection growth; to maintain records and data bases; and to remain
>conversant in state-of-the art conservation practices.
>
>In addition to a degree in the biological or earth sciences and
>research experience in paleontology, the position requires
>comprehensive knowledge of collection management practices and
>facility with computer data bases. Preference will be given to
>candidates who have previous experience in curation of natural
>history collections. For additional information about UCMP, see
>www.ucmp.berkeley.edu
>
>Additional information on this position and campus procedures for
>apply are located at:
>
>http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/jvl/search.php?ohrjvlid=12115
>
>In addition:
>
>Interested paleontologists please send your resume, names, addresses
>and emails of three references, and a statement about your museum
>philosophy and research program to:
>
>Invertebrate Paleontology Search
>Museum of Paleontology #4780
>University of California
>Berkeley, CA 94720
>
>
>The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity
>Employer.
>
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