California Academy of Sciences seeks an inspirational scientist who exemplifies the Academy’s mission to “explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth.” The candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program on arachnids, communicate effectively with diverse audiences and address local or global sustainability issues. We value innovation and creativity in both funding and engaging public audiences. The endowed position includes an appropriate start-up package, modest annual funds for research and a full-time postdoctoral position.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of their research interests (not more than 3 pages), a statement of their sustainability and outreach goals (not more than 3 pages), and contact information for three references. Inquiries may also be directed to Dr. Brian Fisher (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the search committee. Review of applications will begin January 2015. We encourage submission before that date, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
The California Academy of Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities.