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…

“Biodiversity is Us” – ICOM NATHIST collaborates with WAZA

With the theme of IMD15 “Museums for a Sustainable Society”, ICOM NATHIST is working even more closely with its partner the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) to support “Biodiversity is Us”. Zoos and Aquariums, represented by the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, are actively getting people to act to preserve biodiversity, which is…

eCultValue Observatory is open to museum professionals and museums

Working under the auspices of the Council of Europe, the European Museum Forum, which is also an ICOM partner, is dedicated to promote best practice examples in the museum sector and to create partnerships with other museum organisations. The common objective is to strengthen the position of museums in the times of crises and implement…

Conference: Science Advice to Governments

On August 28-29 2014, Auckland New Zealand will welcome the world’s eminent Science Advisors, and others who have expertise in the field for a frank and fruitful discussion of the current and future state of the practice. On behalf of the International Council for Science (ICSU), Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime…

Call for articles – Journal of Paleontological Techniques

Call for articles – Journal of Paleontological Techniques (reprinted from Linked-in Fossil Conservation Group) – click the picture above for a link to the Journal website. Emanuel Tschopp, Executive Editor presso Journal of Paleontological Techniques After encouragement of the group moderator, I’d like to take the chance to present our relatively young, free, and open…

Job Opportunity, New Zealand

Director – Collections and Research, Otago Museum The Otago Museum is embarking on a new strategic direction with a renewed emphasis on collection development and care. We are seeking an experienced museum professional to join the senior management team as Director – Collections and Research. The Director – Collections and Research will lead our conservation, collection…

UNEP Children’s Painting Competiton

UNEP Children’s Painting Competition. Click on the picture to follow the link. ICOM NATHIST is pleased to be associated with The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in promoting their 23rd International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment. The International Children’s Painting Competition on the Environment is organized every year by UNEP, the Japan-based Foundation for Global…