Thursday , March 30 2023

Jobs At The Museum Of Natural History For MAT Postdoctoral Fellow,

Website Natural History Museum

Job Description:

The Division of Physical Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, seeks a candidate for a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship consisting of 75% research and 25% education, commencing on or after September 15, 2022. The research will be conducted in fields related to the interests of curatorial faculty member Denton Ebel, particularly experimental petrology research on samples from the collection to investigate topics in magma genesis, volatile content of silicic melts, and hydrous mineral stability in relation to T, P and melt composition.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Present scientific results at professional meetings, scientific institutions, and when appropriate to the media and popular audiences
  • Participate in departmental affairs, including service organizing visiting scholar seminars
  • Co-teach as part of the faculty for SCI 680, the Summer Science Practicum course offered as part of the RGGS MAT Earth Science Residency program, including: organizing activities on site and during field excursions and advising, facilitating, and assessing residents in Practicum research projects
  • Carry out scientific research
  • Write scholarly peer-reviewed papers on the results of the research
  • Participate in admissions and attend monthly faculty meetings

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to develop a robust research program, teach collaboratively with museum professionals in the MAT program particularly during summer field experience and research exercises, and assist in coordinating teacher candidate science activities
  • Educational experience as a lecturer, graduate assistant, teacher, field guide, or outreach worker
  • Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field such as Planetary Science or Geology
  • Scientific research resulting from or following obtaining a Ph.D.

Job Details:

Company: Natural History Museum

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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