Job Opening - Collections Manager Fish/Herps

Dean A. Hendrickson deanhend at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU
Mon Nov 17 10:24:59 CST 1997

The Texas Memorial Museum of the University of Texas at Austin seeks a
Collections Manager for Ichthyology and Herpetology.  Requirements include:
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences and experience with natural
history of vertebrates.  Functions include 1) managing activities of the
ichthyology and herpetology laboratory and collections (including frozen
tissues), and occasionally bird and mammal collections; 2)
computer-cataloguing and processing specimen loans; 3) administrative
functions such as responding to inquiries and filing; 4) supervising
student personnel and receiving visitors.

Applicants must have experience with a personal computer or microcomputer
and a mainframe computer terminal; managing employees and projects;
preparing reports; supervising the acquiring and storing of supplies,
materials and equipment in a biological laboratory.  Preferred qualifications
include experience in vertebrate collections and a demonstrated fluency in
Spanish.  Complete information on this vacancy will be provided to finalists
at the interview.

Expected salary range $18,660-25,500 but is negotiable depending on
qualifications and experience.

Please submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names and
addresses of three references to Dean Hendrickson, Texas Memorial Museum,
2400 Trinity, the University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78705.  Phone
512-471-9774.  Applicants also may submit an Application for Employment on
the Internet at - search for position

***An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer***
   Dean A. Hendrickson, Ph.D. Curator of Ichthyology
   Texas Natural History Collection (a division of Texas Memorial Museum)
   PRC176 / R4000, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712-1100, U.S.A.
   phone: (512)471-9774;  FAX: (512)471-9775
   e-mail: deanhend at;
   TMM pages:

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