miércoles, diciembre 23, 2015

Scientific Assistant (Paleontology). American Museum Natural Hisstory


Job Title: Scientific Assistant (Paleontology)
The Division of Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History is seeking 1 full-time (35 hours per week) Scientific Assistant in the Invertebrate Paleontology preparation lab. 

Responsibilities & Duties:
The responsibilities and duties of the position include preparation and restoration of invertebrate fossils, including detailed microscope-based preparation using a full range of mechanical and chemical methods; creating molds and casts; polished and thin section preparation; and digital preparation, such as scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and computerized-tomography (CT) image processing. Will also be responsible for general lab operations, including equipment and supply maintenance; provide research support, including data collection and management; interact with and support students and visiting scientists as appropriate; and be responsible for other divisional tasks as assigned. May have opportunities to participate in fieldwork.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and some professional experience in specimen preparation required. Demonstrated high level of professional skill, innovation, and cooperativeness. Outstanding manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, and patience. Knowledge of invertebrate fossils desired. Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.

Interested parties should apply online:

Review of applications will begin February 8th, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.

Applications cannot be accepted via email or snail mail

**Please Note: Due to the volume of applications, we are not able to respond to email inquires regarding the status of an application. Applicants will only receive notification if they qualify for an interview.**

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world\'s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world\'s cultures.

Lecturer in Paleobiology/Geobiology. University of Arizona

University of Arizona: Lecturer in Paleobiology/Geobiology

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time lecturer position in paleobiology/geobiology. The initial contract is for one year, with possibility of extension. Candidates must have excellent teaching skills, and be committed to practicing and promoting excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach large-enrollment general education (non-major) courses on topics such as dinosaurs, life on earth, and the history of life and its relationship to the Earth system. Depending on qualifications and interests, the successful candidate may also be called upon to teach courses for undergraduate majors. We seek an excellent teacher who promotes diversity in education, and has experience with a variety of collaborative, teaching, and curricular approaches. For more information, contact Paul Goodman, at pgoodman@email.arizona.edu

Deadline for application: Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016.

We anticipate hiring at the non-tenure-track lecturer level for the academic year beginning fall 2016.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Lecturers typically teach two courses (or two sections of the same course) per semester. Teaching assignments are made by Department Head.
The appointee will be required to teach at least one large-enrollment lecture course per year in the general area of paleobiology/geobiology.
The appointee could be required to teach paleontology for geoscience majors, and to coordinate laboratory/workshop offerings for that course.
The appointee must be able to teach classes of various sizes, including large lectures with hundreds of students.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD degree in applicable field; Teaching experience in earth science or related field; Effective communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with large-enrollment general education

courses in the earth sciences.

1er Encuentro de Paleoarte


El comité organizado del 1er Encuentro de Paleoarte nos envía este mensaje para animar la participar.

El 1er Encuentro de Paleoarte se celebrará en la Facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid los días 9 a 11 de Marzo de 2016.

El Encuentro en Paleoarte es el primer congreso realizado en España dirigido a estudiantes y profesionales en las distintas áreas del paleoarte.
España ha sido cantera y exponente de los mejores paleoartistas del mundo de finales del siglo XX e inicios del siglo XXI, por lo que se organiza este evento para fomentar el conocimiento y valor del paleoarte.

Con los trabajos presentados al I Encuentro de Paleoarte se editará un volumen con su número ISBN, el cual de distribuirá gratuitamente.

Os animamos a participar en el 1er Encuentro de Paleoarte, un encuentro de constante aprendizaje en arte y paleontología.

Toda la información relativa a este encuentro la encontraréis en la página web: http://encuentrodepaleoarte.blogspot.com.es/