Bruce, Niel L. {ZMUC} nlbruce at zmuc.ku.dk
Thu Sep 12 10:30:00 EDT 1996

Position as tenured invertebrate systematist: Associate professor & curator  
at the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen. 

A position for an invertebrate zoologist to carry out research on the  
systematics, phylogeny and zoogeography of annelids or echinoderms is open  
at the Department of Marine Invertebrates of the Zoological Museum.  
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral research experience, as  
well as experience in managing collections. Beginning January 1997 or soon  


1) Curation and administration of the Zoological Museum's collections of one  
or more of the larger invertebrate groups, including field work aiming at  
collection development. 
2) Supervision of Masters and Ph.D. students, and teaching courses on marine  
3) Participation through research, administration and teaching in national  
and international programmes in which the Zoological Museum is involved,  
including the initiation and development of such programmes. 
4) Participation in institutional administration. 

Desirable experience: 

1) Global or large-scale systematic revisions. 
2) Documented knowledge of modern systematic and phylogenetic methodology. 
3) Broad biological knowledge of the group in question so as to enable  
participation in teaching on the North-Atlantic and Arctic fauna. 
4) Demonstrable field experience. 

The application must provide relevant information on the teaching  

Non-Danish applicants are obliged to learn the language to such a degree  
that they are able to teach and take part in commissional work in Danish  
after about 2 years. 

Terms of employment and salary-level follows the agreement between the State  
and the relevant union. 

The applicants' qualifications will be evaluated by a specially appointed  
Committee, and the entire report of the Evaluation Committee will be sent to  
all applicants, who must treat material about other applicants  
confidentially. The Evaluation Committe may ask for supplementary material,  
which the 
applicant must provide in the requested number of copies. 

The application proper should be marked 5224 L/15-96, adressed to The  
Rector, University of Copenhagen, and sent together with a curriculum vitae  
and list of publications to Det naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Oster Voldgade  
3, DK-1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Three copies of the above-mentioned  
documents and relevant publications and manuscripts should be sent to:  
Zoological Museum, Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. In  
the case of co-authored publications co-author statements are required. For  
further information look up the home page of the Zoological Museum  
(http://www.aki.ku.dk/zmuc/zmuc.htm), or contact Dr. Reinhardt M.  
Kristensen, e-mail rmkristens at zmuc.ku.dk. 

The deadline for applications is 15. October, 1996. 

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