Tuesday, 22 January 2013 08:06
RESEARCH LEADERS, NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
The Natural History Museum (NHM) is seeking to recruit a number of ‘Research
Leaders’ into its staff to strengthen its capacity in Earth and Life Sciences.
The NHM is one of the world’s great natural history museums, combining
excellence in scientific discovery; scientific collections and infrastructure;
and science communication. Its scientific mission is to use its expertise and
collections to tackle questions of broad significance to science and society.
The successful applicants will be recognised leaders in their fields of
research, having strong records of publication in leading international
journals and proven records of winning external funding to support their
research programme or, in the case of early career applicants, the potential to
achieve such a research profile in the near future. They will also have an
interest in communicating science to a broad audience and in taking full
advantage of the opportunities offered by the NHM.
We are prepared to be flexible with respect to appointment level, starting
salary and starting date, depending on track-record, experience and
For a full role specification and to apply online, please visit the Natural History Museum website at www.nhm.ac.uk/jobs<http://www.nhm.ac.uk/jobs>
Closing date: 15 February, 2013
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 08:51
Ph.D. position in ciliate biodiversity and biogeography in Kaiserslautern, Germany
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 08:48
Postdoc position in ciliate genome evolution in Kaiserslautern, Germany
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 10:50
Monday, 04 July 2011 09:01
A 12-months Research Engineer (IR), Science Program Manager position is available at the Station Biologique de Roscoff (SBR, CNRS/UPMC, France; http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/) to play a central role in the European and International projects BioMarKs and TARA-oceans, respectively (http://www.biomarks.eu/; http://oceans.taraexpeditions.org/). The candidate will work in close collaboration with Dr. Colomban de Vargas, from the team EPPO (http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/Phyto/), who is main scientific coordinator of both research projects. He/She will help managing the administrative, financial, but also scientific work. Both programs are multi-teams, integrative effort toward an ecosystemic understanding of marine plankton biodiversity using high-throughput sequencing and imaging technologies, integrated into an ecological framework.
Job description – specific tasks:
- management of the BioMarKs (EU BiodivErsA) and POSEIDON (ANR TARA-oceans) projects: maintain an efficient communication flux between partners, follow deliverables, websites management, financial and scientific reporting.
- Database and samples management (with help of local IT team).
- Distribution and dissemination of the consortium activities to stakeholders and end-users, including general public
- Project financial management (manpower, labwork, material; with help of team secretariat).
- Participation and representation of the projects in scientific and/or logistics meetings
Requested qualifications / Knowledge / Experience
A strong biological scientific background is mandatory, with, if possible, past experience in molecular ecology and marine biodiversity. Experience in project development, planning, implementation and management. Participation to one or several large-scale collaborative projects related to marine ecology desirable. Fluency in oral and written English required, and if possible French. Excellent organizational and prioritizing capacities, effective problem solving skills, communication skills and excellent team spirit. No fear for multitasking!
Contract period and location
September 2011, for 1 year – possibilities of work contract extension
This position will be based in Roscoff (CNRS- Station Biologique de Roscoff), France.
Annual gross salary: 2500 euros/months.
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