viernes, febrero 07, 2020

John W. Wells Grants-in-Aid of Research Program

This grant honors John W. Wells (1907 – 1994), past President of the PRI Board of Trustees, a long-time geology faculty member at Cornell University, and one of the world’s leading authorities on fossil and living corals.
PRI houses one of the largest collections of invertebrate fossils in North America, with particular strengths in Cenozoic mollusks from the Western Hemisphere, and marine invertebrates of the northeastern U.S., especially the Devonian of central New York.
 Applications should include a brief (one page) description of the research project, a budget justification and a letter of recommendation.
 Application deadline is February 15, 2020.
Please e-mail your application material to Dr. Gregory P. Dietl, Curator of Cenozoic Invertebrates at

martes, febrero 04, 2020

20 positions for experienced postdoctoral researchers Ikerbasque Research Fellows

Ikerbasque,  the Basque Foundation for Science, would like to inform you that we have launched a new international call to reinforce research and scientific career in the Basque Country (Europe). 

We offer: 20 positions for experienced postdoctoral researchers Ikerbasque Research Fellows  

5 year contracts, during the last year the researcher can be assessed and she/he can obtain a permanent position
PhD degree between Jan2009-Dec2017
Support letter from the host group is mandatory
Applications from women are especially welcomed
Deadline: March 24th at 13:00 CET

For further information, please find attached files or visit

We would appreciate your help in disseminating this information, in case you know about any colleague that could be interested and meets the requirements of the call.

lunes, febrero 03, 2020

Collections Assistant (Earth Collections). University Museum of Natural History

Collections Assistant (Earth Collections) 
Grade 4: £22,417 - £25,941 
Full time – Part time minimum 0.8 FTE will be considered 
12 months Fixed Term

Reporting to the Head of Earth Collections, we require a Collections Assistant with experience of working in natural history collections is required for a one-year full-time post within the Earth Collections of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

The post holder must have experience of working with geological collections and will work as part of a team to carry out collections-related tasks as and when required, including assisting with loan processes, dealing with enquiries and facilitating visits to the collections. The post holder will also work with the Collections Managers in Earth Collections to help deliver strategic projects, including the main court redisplay programme.

Applicants are required to complete the online application form on Oxford University’s website and include a CV and supporting statement addressing the selection criteria. The supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience. This may include experience gained in employment, education, or during career breaks (such as time out to care for dependants).