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Help wanted: Executive Director
The National Center for Science Education, a non-profit organization that defends the teaching of evolution and climate science, seeks a new Executive Director to serve as chief executive officer and public face of NCSE.
Prospective candidates should have:
*a Ph.D. or the equivalent in a field related to science and/or science education; biology, geology, science education, and climate science are particularly desirable
*a record of scholarly research and publication
*a record of outreach to the public on science education issues
*experience in teaching in formal (K-12 or college) or informal (e.g., museum) settings
*knowledge of non-profit management and finance (experience preferred)
*experience in fundraising and development with foundations and individual donors
*superb communication skills, both written and oral
*a high degree of computer literacy, including expertise with social media and digital communication
*the ability to work cooperatively and manage effectively
*a record of effective involvement with public controversies over evolution and/or climate science
*the ability to work effectively and diplomatically with diverse communities and allies
The Executive Director supervises all NCSE staff and reports to the Board of Directors.
This is a full-time permanent position with medical, dental, and retirement benefits. The Executive Director would be expected to be on site in NCSE’s office in Oakland, California; telecommuting is not an option. Extensive travel and public speaking is required. A detailed description of the position follows below.
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience and comparable with similar positions in similarly sized non-profits in the San Francisco Bay Area. Applications should include three references familiar with applicant’s qualifications for the position, a résumé, and a writing sample demonstrating applicant’s ability to communicate effectively with a general audience. Applications will be accepted until July 1. Anticipated start date is September 1. Send application materials to:
Executive Director Search
National Center for Science Education, Inc.
420 40th Street, Suite 2
Oakland CA 94609
Fax: (510) 601-7204
NCSE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a staff of fifteen and an annual budget of approximately $1.2 million. NCSE is an equal opportunity employer.
Email resumes or CVs to Cecil M. Lewis, firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Post-doctoral Fellow (bioinformatics emphasis) - Research Associate" in the subject line.
Located in Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma's Molecular Anthropology Laboratories specializes in anthropological genomics and metagenomics. Current projects include characterizing diverse host-associated microbiomes using biological samples collected from traditional indigenous communities, non-human primates, and archaeological "ancient" materials. An example of recent interviews: http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/121-a118/. Our labs are located in the SRTC (http://srtc.ou.edu/index.php), a new building with several research groups working in environmental genomics (e.g., http://ieg.ou.edu/) and genome sequencing (e.g., http://www.genome.ou.edu/). Our building also houses part of OSCER, OU's supercomputer (http://www.oscer.ou.edu/). In 2008, CNN/Money Magazine ranked Norman as the sixth best small city within the United States.
Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University. Leiden University is a leading teaching and research institution with a commitment to an interdisciplinary approach. We offer an opportunity to teach and conduct research in the oldest University in the Netherlands, and to work with a range of collaborative programs and centers of research, within and external to the University. The Faculty of Archaeology at Leiden University includes an osteoarchaeology research laboratory and invites applications from outstanding scholars for a one-year contractually limited position at the rank of: Assistant Professor in Osteoarchaeology/Biological Anthropology (38 hours per week)
Vacancy Number: 13-139
The successful candidate will join the science-based bioarchaeology group. The successful candidate will be responsible for undergraduate and graduate level courses in Osteoarchaeology, Advanced Human Osteology, Paleopathology, Laboratory Methods in Human Osteology, and leading MSc Thesis Tutorial classes involving instruction in scientific writing, data presentation, statistical methods, and professional skills. The successful candidate will contribute to the supervision of theses within the BA and MSc programs. The candidate is also required to participate in administrative responsibilities, commensurate with experience and level of appointment. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the education and research of the Laboratory for Human Osteology at Leiden University (http://www.humanosteoarchaeology.com).
The department is seeking candidates that demonstrate excellence in teaching and research and whose interests intersect both the natural and social sciences in understanding past human societies. More specifically, we seek candidates with the following:
PhD in (Physical) Anthropology or Archaeology;
Experience in teaching and research in osteoarchaeology;
Demonstrated commitment to the development of research in one of the sub-fields of bioarchaeology, such as human osteology, paleopathology, paleonutrition, paleodemography, dental anthropology, or quantitative methods;
Excellent command of English; fluency in Dutch is desirable.
The appointment is according to the terms of the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO Nederlandse Universiteiten) for the duration of one year. The function is validated in the University Function Ordening system under the profile Universitair docent. The salary, depending on education and work experience, is between the gross minimum of € 3.227,- and gross maximum of € 4.418,- per month, based on full-time employment (salary scale: 11). Leiden University also offers an annual holiday premium of 8% and an end-of-year premium of 8.3%. The position is available as of September 01 2013.
For more information on this position, please contact: Mrs. Regoor
(Tel: +31-(0)71-5272447; email: email@example.com).
For questions concerning the terms of employment, applicants are requested to contact Ms. Linda de Haan, Human resources advisor (Tel: +31-(0)71-527 7614; email:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Written applications in English should include a curriculum vitae with publications, teaching dossier (summary of University courses taught with teaching evaluations), and the names and contact information of three references. The closing date for applications is May 13 2013.
Application should be submitted electronically to:
Mrs. Claudia Regoor
Faculteit der Archeologie
The Department of Anthropology at Boise State University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor, starting August, 2013, pending budgetary approval. The successful candidates will contribute to the department's focus on human evolution, ecology, and behavior.
We seek a Biological Anthropologist at the Assistant Professor level (Visiting), beginning in August 2013. A Ph.D. in hand is required by time employment begins. Applications from individuals with interests in bioarchaeology or human biology would be particularly welcome. The geographic area of interest is open; experience in the intermountain West would be beneficial. The successful applicant will teach 2 or 3 courses/semester, publish, and seek external funding to support research.
If you are interested in the position: Please submit a cover letter, CV, sample publications, and contact information for three references. Application materials should be addressed to John Ziker, and emailed to: email@example.com (“preferred method”) or mailed to:
John P. Ziker
Chair, Anthropology Search Committee
Department of Anthropology
Boise State University
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1950
Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled.
Boise State University invites interested applicants for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor, to become a part of our team to continue our quest toward becoming a Metropolitan Research University of Distinction. Boise State University is a public, metropolitan research university located in Idaho’s population center and the capital city, a hub of government business, the arts, health care, industry, and technology. Boise State is the largest university in Idaho with approximately 20,000 students.
Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EEO/AA Institution, Veterans preference.
About the University: http://www.boisestate.edu/
About the City of Boise: http://www.boisechamber.org/
About the Department: http://sspa.boisestate.edu/anthropology/
Boise State University is a smoke free campus
The Department of Anthropology at Purdue University seeks applicants for a one academic year Visiting Assistant Professor position in biological or bio-cultural anthropology beginning August 2013. A Ph.D. in Anthropology is required at the time of appointment. Teaching load is three undergraduate courses per semester, including Culture Food and Health, with additional courses to be determined. Teaching and research experience in one or more of the following areas are desirable: introduction to biological anthropology, global health, human biology, biological basis of human social behavior, human evolution, primate behavior and archaeology.
Purdue is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Participation in departmental and university activities is also welcome.
Please send a letter of application that includes an explanation of your research and teaching experience, a CV, the names of three referees, and sample syllabi of courses taught/planned. Application materials should be sent by May 15 to: Brenda Gunion, Assistant to the Head, Department of Anthropology, Purdue University, 700 West State Street Rm 219, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059; or e-mail them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue University is a large land-grant University, enrolling approximately 40,000 students per year. The West Lafayette campus is the main campus for Purdue, conveniently located on the Wabash River between Chicago and Indianapolis. Purdue's Department of Anthropology is located within The College of Liberal Arts and offers BA, MS and PhD degrees (http://www.cla.purdue.edu/anthropology). The department reaches outward to collaborate with other programs including Women's Studies, American Studies and African-American Studies within Liberal Arts and to broader interdisciplinary centers and initiatives across campus including Discovery Park, The Center for the Environment, the Center for Aging and the Life Course, and the Center for Ingestive Behavior.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship. Expertise in biocultural anthropology is preferred, with more specific possibilities including paleoanthropology and skeletal biology. The Department offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and has research emphases in adaptive strategies; food and nutrition; childhood and parenting; and sexuality, gender, and identity. The successful candidate must have a PhD in hand by July 1, and be able to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Introduction to Physical Anthropology. There will also be an opportunity to teach a class drawing upon the applicant’s expertise. Review of applications begins on May 1 and continues until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and the contact information, including email addresses, for three references via an online application at http://jobs.unlv.edu/openings.html. For assistance with UNLV’s online applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or email@example.com. Applicants of under-representative groups are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science seeks an Anthropologist, with an active research program, expertise in one of its collection areas, a passion for public outreach, and strong administrative skills. The successful candidate is expected to conduct and publish original grant-funded research, to curate at least one component of the Museum’s anthropology collections, and to develop education and exhibition initiatives in collaboration with Museum staff. Please submit cover letter, CV, and names and contact information via our website, www.dmns.org. Initial applicant review will begin on May 15, 2013. No phone calls please. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
A PhD is required at the time of appointment. All geographic foci and subdisciplines of anthropology will be considered so long as the applicant's research complements the work of the Museum's current curators, can be tied to current collections and exhibitions, and will provide opportunities for the participation of the Museum's myriad citizen scientists.
The Research Assistant will assist with the research needs of the physical anthropology faculty and labs at Hunter College and perform additional tasks as required.
Supports research projects and activities in connection with CUNY programs
- May assist faculty research groups by configuring and testing equipment, collecting and organizing data, and preparing documentation.
- Performs direct research tasks under supervision.
- May develop or utilize computer-based systems to collect and analyze data.
- May assist in preparing reports of research findings.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Research Assistant will assist with the research needs of the physical anthropology faculty and labs at Hunter College and perform additional tasks as required. See the Department of Anthropology Website for more details on research in the Gilbert, Pontzer, Rothman, and Steiper Labs (http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/anthropology).
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience relevant to the research being performed.
Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in anthropology or a related discipline such as biology, ecology, evolution, geology, human biology, nutrition, paleontology, or zoology. Candidates should have diverse experiences within physical anthropology laboratories or those in a related discipline. Candidates should be competent in standard computer software suites (e.g. spreadsheet and word processing programs) and have knowledge of hardware and software maintenance. The successful candidate must be organized, neat, detail-oriented, safety conscious and able to effectively manage multiple priorities. Candidates should be able to balance and triage tasks with different deadlines and levels of urgency, e.g. those have a long-range time horizon, those that are immediately needed, and those that are ongoing. Candidates should be able to work with and take direction from multiple faculty members to ensure the timely completion of all tasks.
Preferred qualifications include a graduate degree in anthropology or a related discipline such as biology, ecology, evolution, geology, human biology, nutrition, paleontology, or zoology. Experience working in nutrition, genetics, paleontology, and/or biomechanics labs is a plus. We are strongly committed to achieving excellence through diversity. As such, candidates with experiences working in diverse environments are desired.
$35,244 - $40,681
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
You can view and apply for this job at:
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have (A) 1-2 page letter of interest highlighting experiences of particular relevance to this position; (B) vitae or resume; and (C) contact information for 2 individuals who will serve as a reference available to attach into the application before you begin. The required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.
Informal enquiries can be directed to Michael Steiper (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 21, 2013. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.
Applications are invited for a full-time, benefitted position as Postdoctoral Scientist in GW’s Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology (CASHP), to contribute to morphological research on the development and life history of Virunga mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
The successful applicant will contribute to a field-based research program employing photogrammetry methods to investigate relationships between the physical ontogeny and life history of living mountain gorillas monitored by the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, and will also take advantage of a recently-established collection of well documented mountain gorilla skeletal remains in Rwanda to generate new research.
The project will require spending the majority of the year based at the Karisoke Research Center in Rwanda, and will involve close collaboration with the CASHP-based Project Director and with researchers, field assistants and other staff of Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International’s Karisoke Research Center, Rwanda Development Board’s Department of Tourism and Conservation (national parks authority), and the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project. Activities will include field observational studies and behavioral data collection from wild gorillas, digital photogrammetry to measure physical traits of wild gorillas, collection of skeletal data, statistical analysis of results, and writing research articles. There may also be opportunities to contribute to ongoing laboratory-based research on the hard tissue biology of mountain gorillas, and field efforts based at other long-term primate study sites, depending on interests.
The position is currently supported for a period of two years. Desired start date is July-August, 2013. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in biological anthropology, zoology, primatology or a related discipline before the start date. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience with methods employed in field primatology and/or morphology based research, and a demonstrated ability to conduct and publish their research. Evaluation of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must complete an online application at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/13959.
In addition, the following application materials must be emailed directly to Dr. Shannon McFarlin (email@example.com): (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) writing sample, and (4) names of three people who can be contacted for letters of reference. Please direct any questions about the position to Dr. McFarlin.
The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Grade 8: £31,948 - £35,938 per annum. Applications are invited for a permanent academic post in Archaeological Sciences to specialise in one or more of the following: palaeopathology, skeletal biology, biological identification including forensic applications.
The postholder will join a highly active and successful interdisciplinary research group and is aimed at candidates with a strong research portfolio. The successful candidate will have the potential to be a research leader in the identification, analysis and interpretation of human skeletal material from archaeological contexts. There will be designated teaching responsibilities from Level 1-M to students on a range of degree programmes and will include supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate projects and outreach sessions/taster days. The successful candidate will be expected to develop close links, in teaching and research, with the Bradford School of Medical Sciences.