7 July 2008

NHM London seeking two post-docs to undertake collections survey for climate change research

Note: revised on 8th July 2008...

The Natural History Museum
Two temporary postdoctoral positions: Biotic response to Climate Change

The Natural History Museum is investing in a review of its collections to identify areas for future databasing and research relevant to climate change. Two researchers with PhD or equivalent experience are sought to undertake a collections review involving extensive interaction with curatorial and research staff. One post is for six months starting October 2008, the second is for 9 months starting August 2008 and will include a review of similar exercises in other museums. The posts will be based at the Museum in South Kensington. Candidates with experience of collections-based research in any taxonomic group are encouraged to apply. Salary will be up to £28,170 p.a. pro-rata. For further information, including a full job description, and to apply online please visit The Natural History Museum website at www.nhm.ac.uk/jobs

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