Research Zoologist and Curator position in Vertebrate Zoology (USA) ~

23 de abril de 2013

Research Zoologist and Curator position in Vertebrate Zoology (USA)

Dear Colleagues:

The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History is
advertising a Research Zoologist and Curator position in Vertebrate
Zoology (the fields of herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, and/or

The advertisement will be open to  applicants for 6 weeks, from Monday,
April 22, 2013 to Monday, June 3, 2013.

Although the advertisement in USA Jobs describes a 4-year term position,
the job is intended to become permanent after tenure evaluation. Research
facilities associated with the position include one of the world's
largest scientific collections of vertebrates, the Laboratories of
Analytical Biology (for molecular genetics and bioinformatics research),
the Global Genome Initiative and associated biorepository, a stable
isotope laboratory at the Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute,
scientific imaging services, and many other resources. Smithsonian
Fellowships and Internships provide opportunities to advise undergraduate
through post-doctoral scholars. In addition, many research curators in
the museum have adjunct appointments at local universities. The position
carries with it excellent opportunities to participate in public education
(for instance, the museum's public exhibits receive 7-8 million visitors
per year, making it the most visited natural history museum in the world).

Some relevant links:



Kristofer M. Helgen, Ph.D.
Research Zoologist and Curator-in-Charge
Division of Mammals
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 108
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012 USA
(202) 633-1270 (office)

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