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Paleopathology & Walter Granger NMMNH Bulletins Out

Andy Heckert has asked that we circulate the following information.  And
so I comply...  I suspect that his addition of the Field Museum ad was
accidental, but since there's a chance it too would be of interest to some
readers of our list I've left it in.

Mickey Rowe     (rowe@psych.ucsb.edu)

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Subject: Paleopathology & Walter Granger NMMNH Bulletins Out
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 08:28:48 -0600

-----Original Message-----
From: AHeckert@nmmnh.state.nm.us [mailto:AHeckert@nmmnh.state.nm.us]
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 4:33 PM
To: vrtpaleo@usc.edu
Subject: Paleopathology & Walter Granger NMMNH Bulletins Out

To one and all:

The latest two New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science Bulletins are
now available:

Bulletin 20: Dinosores: An annotated bibliography of dinosaur paleopathology
and related topics---1838-2001 by Darren H. Tanke and Bruce M. Rothschild
(96 pp).
        This volume is a comprehensive index of the fossil record of
dinosaur pathologies, including technical, semi-technical, and many popular
references. The two indices cross-reference paleopathologies by both taxon
and pathology. Price is $15 USD.

Bulletin 22: Notes from Diary-Fayum Trip, 1907, by Vincent L. Morgan and
Spencer G. Lucas (148 pp.).
        This bulletin is a detailed description of Walter Granger's trip to
Egypt collecting for the AMNH, including the entire diary itself and a
collection of photographs and drawings from the period. Price is $20 USD.

An order form for these volumes is available online at:


Or, if that doesn't work, try www.nmnaturalhistory.org, then click on
"Science Research and Collections" and then on "NMMNH&S Bulletins."

Note also that a few of the semi-popular/semi-technical papers from previous
bulletins are online as .pdf files on our page as well.

This is also probably your last chance to order NMMNH Bulletin 4 (Late
Triassic (Carnian and Norian) Tetrapods from the Southwestern United States,
1995. Robert A. Long and Phillip A Murry---250 pp.), which is within 10
copies of going out of print.

Bulletin 21, Triassic stratigraphy and paleontology, edited by myself (A.B.
Heckert) and Lucas, has not gone to the printer yet, but will be available
by the end of the year.


Andrew B. Heckert, Ph.D.
Geosciences Collections Manager
New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science
1801 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

Phone: 505-841-2842
FAX: 505-841-2808

"You set your sights high and enjoy striving for the impossible"
     ---my favorite fortune cookie

-----Original Message-----
From: Samuel Burns [mailto:sburns@fieldmuseum.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 11:04 AM
To: vrtpaleo@usc.edu
Subject: Job Posting, The Field Museum Chicago (3)

Geology/Paleontology Content Specialist
Exhibitions Department

1 Full-time position

The Content Specialist will play a key interdepartmental role in the
creation and execution of the geology/paleontology-related Education and
Exhibitions programs.  This person will work closely with staff from the
Exhibitions and Geology departments to ensure the accuracy of the
scientific messages during the renovation of our Life Over Time
exhibition.  Duties will include providing support and research for
appropriate content, serving as a liaison between the exhibition team and
the Museum's curatorial staff and reviewing exhibition-related materials
for accuracy.  In addition to these duties the Content Specialist will also
provide valuable insight and leadership for public lectures, field trips,
school and teacher programs, training of Museum docents and the development
of interpretive materials.

Ph.D. in geology or paleontology is required with an aptitude in
presenting/translating scientific information for lay audiences.  Must have
a high degree of diplomacy, excellent interpersonal skills and an awareness
of current issues within the geological and paleontological
communities.  Must be able to work with tight deadlines and enjoy speaking
to the public, especially children.

If you wish to apply for this position, you may send a resume or an
application to the address below. Applications may be picked up from any
Museum entrance from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You may also leave your completed
application with a representative at the entrance.

Please send your resume with a
cover letter (indicating position of interest) to:

The Field Museum
Human Resources Department
1400 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605-2496

E-Mail: hr@fieldmuseum.org
Fax: 312-665-7272
No phone calls please.

The Field Museum is an equal opportunity employer.