Position announcement

Kenelm Philip fnkwp at aurora.alaska.edu
Wed Apr 26 21:17:30 EDT 2000



     The University of Alaska Museum (UAM) at the University of Alaska
Fairbanks (UAF) seeks qualified applicants for a Postdoctoral
Researcher and Interim Curator of Entomology.
     The appointee is expected to consolidate and curate a developing
entomological collection focusing on Arctic taxa and to conduct
research in evolutionary biology and entomological systematics with an
emphasis on the Arctic. The position is central to the development of
UAM's Arctic Archival Observatory program. It is a three-year
position, renewable  annually, after which a search for a tenure-track
faculty position will be conducted. Available facilities at UAF and in
the associated Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of
Arctic Biology (http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu) include: core DNA
laboratory, spatial ecology laboratory, supercomputer, a modern
greenhouse, and the Bonanza Creek Long-Term Ecological Research site.
     Applicants are preferred who have experience in managing and
using traditional museum collections, a background in comparative
biology and the theory of phylogenetic systematics, and an ability to
effectively interact with a variety of colleagues and agencies. A
Ph.D. is mandatory.
     The appointment should begin in September 2000. Send
applications, including summaries of interests and experience in
research, curation, and teaching, a curriculum vitae, and the names of
three references by 30 May 2000 to: Kevin Winker, University of Alaska
Museum, 907 Yukon Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775. Phone (907)
474-7027; Fax (907) 474-5469; ffksw at uaf.edu.

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