Postdoc in Paleontology (Field Museum, Chicago, USA) ~

27 de marzo de 2014

Postdoc in Paleontology (Field Museum, Chicago, USA)

The John Caldwell Meeker Postdoctoral Fellow.  Applications are
invited for the position of the John Caldwell Meeker Postdoctoral
Researcher in the Earth Sciences Section, Science & Education, at The
Field Museum.  The successful candidate will be expected to complement,
and/ or participate in any one of the ongoing research programs in the
Section.  Research projects are being pursued in the areas of Vertebrate
Paleontology, Invertebrate Paleontology, and Meteoritics. Individual
curators and their research programs are featured on the Field Museum
website ( Applications
will be reviewed both for merit and suitability with the research
and collections strengths of the department. Applicants are strongly
encouraged to contact curators they are interested in collaborating with
prior to submitting an application.

A Ph.D. in a field of research represented in the Earth Sciences
Section is required.  The term for this position is for a maximum of two
years. The appointment is anticipated to begin in the summer of 2014 or
soon thereafter.

Please send a statement of research interests and experience, a
curriculum vitae including publications list, and names of three
referees (with e-mail addresses) to:  Olivier Rieppel, Head of Earth
Sciences Section, The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lakeshore Dr., Chicago, IL
60605-2496 USA; e-mail:; phone: (312) 665-7630.
Applications must be received by June 1st, 2014. The Field Museum is an
equal opportunity employer.

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