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  • Joseph Morlan
    This is a one-time post forwarded by request. Please respond directly as described below, not to me and not to CalBirds. ... -- Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 26, 2003
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      This is a one-time post forwarded by request. Please respond directly as
      described below, not to me and not to CalBirds.

      >Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 09:28:39 -0500
      >Sender: Bulletin Board for Dissemination of Information on Louisiana
      >Birds <LABIRD-L@...>
      >From: Van Remsen <najames@...>
      >Subject: [LABIRD-L] job opening -- LA bird center
      >To: LABIRD-L@...
      >LABIRD: the LSU Museum of Natural Science is happy to announce that
      >it is starting a new program with a focus on the birds of Louisiana,
      >financed through some generous private donations. More details will
      >be forthcoming, but in the meantime, we are looking for a
      >Coordinator for this project. Below is the official job ad. Feel
      >free to forward widely:
      >(Louisiana Bird Resource Center)
      >LSU Museum of Natural Science
      >The LSU Museum of Natural Science seeks a dynamic individual to be
      >Coordinator of a new project designed to heighten interaction
      >between ornithologists, birdwatchers, and other parties interested
      >in the birds of Louisiana. Funding for the position has been
      >secured for three years, with a possibility of the position becoming
      >Required Qualifications: At least a bachelor's degree, but M.S. or
      >Ph.D. preferred; strong background in bird natural history and field
      >skills; three or more years of experience interacting with
      >bird-watchers. We seek an energetic, enthusiastic, and personable
      >individual eager to work with amateur and professional
      >ornithologists in Louisiana. The position will entail coordinating
      >efforts to survey and assess bird populations in Louisiana,
      >presenting promotional programs to organizations with interests in
      >the birds of Louisiana, and cultivating active working
      >relationships between such groups and the Museum.
      >Responsibilities: General: provide leadership towards achieving
      >the primary goal of the project, namely to develop a clearinghouse
      >for information on the status, distribution, and on-going studies of
      >Louisiana bird populations; Immediate goals: to help complete a
      >Louisiana bird-finding guide that is currently nearly finished; to
      >co-author and complete a major book on the status and distribution
      >of birds of Louisiana that is currently partially finished; and to
      >spearhead effort to establish on-line data-bases on Louisiana bird
      >distribution. Salary will be $30,000/year [plus benefits].
      >Application deadline is December 1, 2003, or until a candidate is
      >selected. Submit a letter describing interests and qualifications,
      >a CV (including e-mail address), and the names and contact
      >information of three references to: Dr. J. V. Remsen, Curator of
      >Birds, Museum of Natural Science, Foster Hall 119, Louisiana State
      >University, Ref: Log #0359, Baton Rouge, LA 70803.
      >Van Remsen
      >LSU Museum of Natural Science
      >Foster Hall 119, LSU
      >Baton Rouge, LA 70803

      Joseph Morlan, Pacifica, CA 94044 jmorlan@...
      California Birding & new rarities http://fog.ccsf.org/~jmorlan/
      California Bird Records Committee http://www.wfo-cbrc.org/cbrc/
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