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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Work with an Invert! - Postdoc in Sabellidae (Annelida, Polychaeta) Biogeography

Awesome opportunity for anyone interested in sabellids!

Pat Hutchings would like to inform all polychaete-workers of the following opportunity:

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW – POLYCHAETA. Scientific Officer, Grade 2. Temporary full-time Position No. TMP596/08. Total remuneration package valued at up to $78,951 p.a, including salary ($64,827– $71,546), employers contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Responsible for systematic and biogeographic research on the Sabellida clade, describing new taxa and undertaking phylogenetic studies using morphological and molecular data. within the Siboglinids, Oweniids and Sabellids.

Selection Criteria: PhD degree in marine science with detailed taxonomic knowledge of Sabellida and publishing experience in the group. Experience in molecular biology, scanning electron microscopy, and developing interactive keys. An ability to undertake fieldwork. Well developed written and oral communication skills. Experience in the use of analytical computer programs. Ability to undertake independent research.

Job Notes:

This is a postdoctoral fellowship opportunity, jointly funded by the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) and the Australian Museum. Additional funds will be available for laboratory, travel and field expenses. The intention of this Fellowship is to build the Australian taxonomic capacity within key groups. This is a temporary position with appointment/employment under Section 24, 27 or 86 of the Public Sector Employment and Management 2002 for a period of up to three (3) years

Inquiries: Dr Brian Lassig on (02) 9320 6297 or email brian[dot]lassig[at]austmus[dot]gov[dot]au

Closing date: 30 April 2008

Please visit Australian Museum - Positions Vacant for full job details including selection criteria, inquiries contact and the position description.

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