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Exhibitions Director at Paleontological Research Institution

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI), a collections and research facility in Ithaca, New York, is seeking a highly qualified individual to shape the long-term exhibition program of the new Museum of the Earth, scheduled to open in June, 2001. The new Museum will tell the story of the history of the Earth and its life, using the extraordinary natural history of the Finger Lakes region of New York State, as well as PRI's world-class collections, as its base of examples. The Exhibitions Director will plan, execute, and manage all exhibition-related activities of the Institution. Responsibilities include conceptualization of exhibits; supervision of design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance of exhibits; management of traveling and satellite exhibit programs; and development and management of budget and scheduling. Ideal candidate will have 5 or more years experience in museums, with a majority in science and/or natural history institutions; demonstrated creative ability; significant experience in exhibit design, development, and installation; proven managerial skills and track record of working with outside consultants and designers; and an energetic, entrepreneurial spirit. BS required, MS preferred.
Position to begin 1/1/99. Deadline for applications: 9/15/98.
Send resume, cover letter, salary history, and names of three references to:
Director
Paleontological Research Institution 1259 Trumansburg Road
Ithaca, NY 14850.

More information: <
www.englib.cornell.edu/pri >

Senior Scientist

COLBY COLLEGE (Maine, U.S.A.) seeks its a senior scientist as the first endowed associate or full professor in the Department, beginning September 1, 1999. The successful candidate will also serve as Chair of the department for a 3- or 6-year term.

Applicants for this position should be established scientists with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research. Areas of expertise are open, but include paleontology, sedimentology/stratigraphy, structural geology, or hydrogeology and environmental geology; expertise in two or more of these fields will strengthen an application. The department plans to launch a search for a fourth, tenure-track person in autumn, 1999, under the leadership of the new chair.

Additional information pertaining specifically to this position may be found at http://www.colby.edu/geology/vacancy.html. Interested parties are urged to investigate this web page fully prior to application.

To apply, please send letter of intent and complete CV, including the names of at least three persons whom the search committee may contact as references on teaching and research. (Candidates will be contacted prior to writing to referees.)

Address applications to:
Chair of Search Committee
Dept. of Geology
Colby College
5800 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8858
U.S.A.

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