Call for Nominations

In September 2019, at the triennial general assembly in Kyoto, NATHIST will hold elections for the next three years, 2019-2021. A number of positions are available: Chair Deputy Chair Secretary Ordinary members This is your opportunity to make a difference to NATHIST and to support natural history museums everywhere. Being a board member of NATHIST…

Opportunity: Senior Native Organizer Natural History Museum

From the Natural History Museum: We are seeking a Senior Native Organizer to join us in our mission to transform museums of science and natural history. The successful candidate will work with our team to guide sympathetic museums toward becoming more effective allies of Native-led struggles to protect land, water, cultural heritage and our collective…

Opportunity: Executive Director, Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Southwest Arboretum, a private nonprofit corporation, located near Superior Arizona, and spread over hundreds of acres at the base of scenic, historic, Picket Post Mountain, invites applications for the position of its Executive Director. See the position description here BTADirectorJobDescription Final 8-30-16 (1) For questions, or to apply please contact lsbrownson@cox.net directly.  

Opportunity – Research Engineer on ant ecology in France

A message from Franck Courchamp, University of Paris Sud: Dear colleagues, our group is recruiting a Research Engineer to work on invasive ants for the CNRS at the Ecology, Systematics & Evolution Research Unit, based at the University of Paris Sud, Orsay (near Paris, France). The full profile is attached here RecruitingAntResearchEngineer The position will…

2018 Conference Abstract Deadline Extended

For those wanting to send in an abstract to the 2018 conference, and are afraid you’ve missed it, you’re in luck. The deadline for submission has been extended to August 15, 2018. The theme for the conference is “Natural History Museums in Time and Place,” which has already inspired the contributions of many different perspectives….

Pre-conference soirée

For those getting into Pittsburgh early, we are having a pre-conference soirée, which is free with your registration. This will be a casual get-together, to make new friends and see old ones as you relax after your flight. When: Tuesday, 24 October from 7-9pm Where: in the Wildlife Halls at Carnegie Museum of Natural History…

AAM: Getty International Program

AAM: Getty International Program The AAM-Getty International Program is a professional growth opportunity that provides financial support to non-U.S. museum professionals to attend the AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. The Review Committee reads applications and selects the most qualified applicants from a talented and diverse pool of museum colleagues.  Selected participants receive: Complimentary conference registration…

Two positions at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is advertising two full time academic positions: ASSISTANT CURATOR OF AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES Responsibilities include original scientific research involving the biology of amphibians and reptiles in such areas as systematics, evolutionary biology, ecology, conservation biology, especially but not limited to work involving consequences of anthropogenic change. 1311-ft-assistant-curator-of-amphibians-and-reptiles POST-DOCTORAL FELLOW, INTERIM CURATOR,…

Position Open: Research Scientist – Palaeobiologist

Permanent Position $70,801 to $102,786 per year Work location is in Gatineau (Aylmer area), Québec The Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) in Ottawa, Canada is seeking an innovative entry-level or mid-career palaeobiologist to conceive, design and conduct a program of independent and collaborative hypothesis-based research; to publish results of scientific research; to provide advice on…

Funding opportunity to support female museum researchers

A new source of research funding is available to female researchers in the natural sciences. Introducing Instrumentl. It combines crowdfunding with a comprehensive (and growing!) grant board to fund projects led by female researchers. The mission of the Instrumentl community is to “invest in female researchers solving the world’s greatest challenges”. Much similar to Kickstarter, our…