This is a 2-year term position, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2023.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science seeks a two-year term postdoctoral fellow to help conduct the research related to the Colorado Springs Research Project (details below) led by Dr. Tyler Lyson. The fellow will work closely with Lyson and Lindsay Dougan, Manager of the Digital Research Laboratory, on research focused on early Paleocene mammals and crocodilians. The successful candidate will help conduct lab work (CT data) and supervise a team of volunteers and interns. They will help build research datasets but are not expected to lead their own research program within the context of the larger project.
The Colorado Springs Research Project is a large geological and paleontological research project focused on the recovery of life after the Cretaceous–Paleogene Boundary. New data from this time period is allowing us to investigate the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems following Earth’s last mass extinction.
Ideal candidate will have:
Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:
A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage. 100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Dayforce Wallet: Get your pay as soon as you earn it, at no cost to you. Request up to 50% of your net earnings without waiting for the standard payday, through the Dayforce Wallet mobile app.
The full range of perks and benefits can be found HERE.
Please submit your cover letter and resume by Monday, December 5, 2022. In your cover letter, please highlight your research background and your technical skills related to this position. Applications will not be accepted after this time.
Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.
Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.
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.