Post-doctoral position at The Field Museum

Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Thu Jul 18 03:52:56 EST 2002


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Post-doctoral position: The Field Museum

The Field Museum seeks candidates for a two-year post-doctoral 
fellowshipemphasizing interdisciplinary research as well as the central 
role of museum collections. The Boyd Fellowship program was created in 
honor of\ former Field Museum president Willard Boyd, who stressed the 
importance of interdisciplinary work to the intellectual strength of the 
Museum. The successful candidate will have a successful record of 
research in an area that bridges any of the Museum's scientific areas, 
including anthropology, archaeology, botany, systematics, evolutionary 
biology, conservation biology, paleontology, and zoology. Research must 
involve development and use of the Museum's collections, which span 
anthropology, botany, geology, zoology, as well as tissue collections for 
molecular work. Boyd fellows are expected to participate fully as part of the 
Field Museum academic community, to undertake high-quality original 
research, and to present their work to both academic and public 
audiences. The fellowship runs for two years, carries full Museum 
benefits, and a modest research budget.

The Field Museum is an equal opportunity employer and actively 
encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds. Send cover letter, 
including outline of a project, C.V., and names of references to Chair, 
Boyd Post-Doctoral Fellow Search Committee, Office of Academic Affairs, 
The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605. 
Applications will be accepted until Sept. 30, 2002. Position available 
starting January 2003 and will remain open until filled.

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