The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County seeks a postdoctoral fellow in systematics and evolution of fishes. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated researcher with a PhD. in organismal biology and evolution, a strong track record in systematic ichthyological research, and a research focus that includes analysis of molecular data. Focus on marine fishes is desirable, but not required. Research plans which include use of the museum's fish collection are also desirable, but not required. This two year position begins August or September 2008. Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, statement of research interests and proposed research project, copies of relevant publications, and names and contact information for three referees. Review of applications will begin July 15, 2008. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Christine Thacker (email@example.com), and I will also be attending the 2008 ASIH meetings in Montreal, where I encourage candidates to contact me if they are interested in the position. Submissions must be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Associate Curator of Ichthyology
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Voice: 213 763 3210
Fax: 213 748 4432