The Denver Museum of Nature & Science seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Anthropology to provide expertise in support of the museum’s effort to deliver world-class anthropology collections curation and research. Because the Museum is preparing to install the anthropology collection in the new Rocky Mountain Science Collections Center beginning in 2014, the successful candidate will work on collections-based research and curation activities. The Fellow will also provide content support for anthropology exhibitions and outreach programs, as needed. The Fellow is expected to pursue an individual research program as well.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in anthropology, demonstrated experience with at least once aspect of Native American material culture, and at least one peer-reviewed journal article published or submitted. Candidates should also have previous experience running a scientific research program, specialized knowledge of one area of anthropology, knowledge of granting agencies and demonstrated ability to acquire funding, ability to get along with museum members, staff, and the general public, ability to develop and manage an intern and volunteer program, and must possess public speaking, teaching, and computer skills.
Please submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references no later than June 22, 2012.
Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position. No phone calls please.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.