jueves, octubre 04, 2007

Paleontólogo para la Universidad de Alberta (Canadá)

Se ha ofertado un puesto de trabajo para Profesor Asocidado o Asistente de Paleontología de Invertebrados en la Universidad de Alberta en el "Departament of Earth and atmospheric sciences". A continuación os adjuntamos la información que nos ha llegado por Paleonet.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Invertebrate Paleontology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Specific applications of interest include systematics (taxonomy and phylogenetic analysis), evolution, biostratigraphy, paleoecology, biogeography, and related aspects of
geochemistry, sedimentology, oceanography, and paleo-environmental reconstruction. The Department has exceptional research strength in the areas of vertebrate, invertebrate and micropalaeontology, stratigraphy, sedimentology, and geochemistry, and offers an Honours and Specialization program in Paleontology in conjunction with the Department of Biological
Sciences. The successful candidate will contribute to these strengths by developing an active research program that includes graduate student supervision, collaborating with other faculty members, and by teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in invertebrate palaeontology and evolution. Curatorial experience is desirable as the successful candidate will serve as Curator of the invertebrate palaeontology collection, assist in managing the Paleontology Museum located in the Department's home building (http://www.museums.ualberta.ca/welcome.htm), and be an active member of the University of Alberta Museums Curators Committee.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment and have a strong research record. The start date for this position is July 1, 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and statements of research and teaching interests. Candidates should arrange for at least three confidential letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Martin Sharp, Chair. Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. University of Alberta. Edmonton, Alberta.T6G 2E3

The closing date for applications is November 30, 2007, or until the position is filled. For more information about the Department and the University of Alberta, please see the Department¹s web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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