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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, ANTHROPOCENE (2-year fixed term, renewable) The position’s primary responsibility is to work with the Director and the Director’s senior leadership, the museum’s science staff, as well as Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh central staff to develop an intellectual and infrastructural framework for the new Center for Anthropocene Studies. 1312-ft-post-doctoral-fellow-interim-curator-anthropocene
The museum consists of 115,000 square feet organized into 30 galleries as well as space for research, library, and administration. It over 22 million specimens, of which about 10,000 are on view at any given time and about 1 million…
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One of the newest organizations we’re excited about, the mission of 500 Women Scientists
is to promote a diverse and inclusive scientific community that brings progressive science-based solutions to local and global challenges.
What we love especially are their values, many that we share. We list theirs here and are working on ours (coming soon!):
- Recognizing that science touches the lives of every person on this planet;
- Advocating for a strong role of science in society;
- Identifying and acknowledging structural inequities and biases in science;
- Pushing for equality and standing up to inequality, discrimination, and aggression;
- Pushing to develop and strengthen access for traditionally underrepresented groups to fully participate in and become leaders in science;
- Supporting the education and careers of all scientists;
- Enhancing scientific mentorship and encouraging an atmosphere of collaboration;
- Stepping outside of our research disciplines to communicate our science and engage with the public;
- Using the language and wonder of science to bridge the divides that separate societies and to enhance global diplomacy.
Check out the interview with Maryam Zaringhalam, a molecular biologist who describes herself as “floating at the intersection of art x science x society x advocacy x STEMinism”. She talks about her various interests and activities, and her insights as an Iranian-American on the recent travel ban. Great read!
Symposia are accepted, and ATBC is now open for abstract submission. Please check our Keynotes and Symposia page!
Abstract submission and registration opened on December 1st and will run until January 15th. Abstracts can either be submitted to an existing symposium or to an appropriate one of our four conference themes, where they will be grouped with similar presentations to form symposia after abstract submission closes.
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Conference: Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals – Environmental Law, Policy and Management, Nov 9 to 11 @ NUS
Dates: 9 – 11 November 2016
Time: 8:30am to 6:00pm
Venue: Shaw Foundation Alumni House Auditorium
National University of Singapore, 11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244
Please find appended the full conference programme and registration brochure. Registration and payment can also be made online at www.sdgsconf.sg.
Kindly note that the 4th Asia Environment Lecture is complimentary, but registration is required via https://intranet.sde.nus.edu.sg/MemConfSys/.
Registration Deadline Oct 15!
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OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2016 will be held on November 12-14 in Washington, DC. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2016 is by application only.
The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2016 extend far beyond attending the Washington, DC meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. To find out more about OpenCon before applying, click here. To learn more about these issues, click here.
Applications are due by Monday July 11 at 11:59pm U.S. Pacific Time.
14th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles – 1 to 4 Aug 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana
The meeting, sponsored by Zoo Med Laboratories, Inc., is co-hosted by the Turtle Survival Alliance and the IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group (TFTSG). Hosting an average of more than 250 attendees over the past several years, the symposium represents the largest gathering of non-marine turtle biologists in the world and provides an unmatched opportunity for networking and strategizing turtle conservation. By bringing such a diversity of “turtle minds” together, the meeting is a catalyst for the creation of new programs, initiatives and partnerships.
Early Registration fee ends July 5! Abstract submission deadline is June 13.