The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History seeks a
paleobiologist to conduct an integrative, specimen-based research
program in the paleobiology of marine macro-invertebrate fossils. The
successful candidate is expected to pursue creative studies of
evolutionary and/or paleoecological patterns and processes using
morphology, phylogenetics, biogeography, and/or biogeochemistry.
Publication in peer-reviewed journals in specialty areas is expected, as
is curation of appropriate collections, professional service to the
scientific community, and educational outreach to the public in a manner
commensurate with emerging leadership in the area of specialty.
This position is a full-time, permanent appointment with full Government
benefits to be filled at the GS-12 level; U.S. citizenship and a
one-year probationary period are required. The museum’s authorized
salary range for this position is $83,938-$88,959 per year commensurate
All candidates are encouraged to apply, including those whose academic
status is “All But Dissertation” (ABD), currently performing
postdoctoral work, or engaged in early stages of their academic careers.
College transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study
must be submitted online by the closing date of announcement.
For complete requirements and application procedures go to
www.sihr.si.edu or www.usajobs.gov and refer to Announcement
19A-JW-304802-DEU-NMNH. Applications and all supporting documentation
must be received on-line by October 7, 2019 and must reference the
announcement number. This is an interdisciplinary position to be filled
by either a Research Geologist or a Research Biologist, depending upon
the applicant’s primary discipline. All applicants will be notified by
email when their application is received. _The Smithsonian Institution
is an Equal Opportunity Employer_.