Fwd: Position open - Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History

Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Mon Nov 17 07:05:49 EST 2003


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Research Zoologist
Section of Invertebrate Zoology
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History seeks a zoologist to
conduct an integrative, collections-based research program in invertebrate
systematics exclusive of insects and chelicerates.  The successful candidate
is expected to utilize modern methods (e.g., phylogenetics, studies of fine
structure, karyology, molecular techniques, or development) in pursuing a
research focus in one or more of systematics, morphology, evolution,
biogeography, and conservation. Frequent publication in peer-reviewed
journals in specialty area would be expected as would curation of the
collections in the specialty area, and participation in the scientific
community in a manner commensurate with emerging leadership in chosen
field.

Permanent, full-time, GS-410-12/13; US citizenship required.  Salary range:
$58,070-$89,774 per annum, commensurate with experience.  Completed
applications must be mailed to Smithsonian Institution, Office of Human
Resources, Attn:  A. Davis, P.O. Box 50638-0638, Washington, D.C. 20091, and
must include (1) complete CV including list of all peer-reviewed
publications and all extramural grants received with agencies, funding
periods and amounts; (2) one set of selected (no more than five)
publications; (3) list of at least 5 individuals from whom objective letters
of professional evaluation may be sought; and (4) cover letter addressing
the selective and quality ranking factors which appear in the announcement.
For copy of the actual vacancy announcement, see: www.sihr.si.edu or contact
Audrey Davis at 202-275-1005.  Applications must be received by December 26,
2003, and must reference announcement number 03AD-1401.  All applications
will be notified by email or phone when their application is received.   The
Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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