Dylan Fuller d.fuller at NHM.AC.UK
Mon Nov 10 12:24:43 CST 1997

The Botany Department of The Natural History Museum is recruiting a
temporary member of staff to assist with the curation of its collections.
These collections date back to the late 16th century, are worldwide and
contain c.6 million specimens.

The post-holder will assist with routine curatorial duties, including the
filing of new material, dealing with loan requests, assisting visitors to
the Department, and the digitizing and databasing of specimens.  S/he will
will have particular responsibilities for the Museum's holdings of
Flowering Plants, and will also spend 10% of his/her time working on a
database of seaweed type material.

Physical energy, reliability, commitment, and the ability to work with
minimal supervision, are more important than botanical expertise.

The post will be for three months.  Payment will be based on an annual
salary of 14,500 pounds sterling.

For further information contact Roy Vickery, Curator of Flowering Plants,
The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD.  Telephone: 0171 938 8897.

Dylan Fuller                    Systems & Database Manager
Department of Botany (BM)               Tel: (44) 171-938-9235
The Natural History Museum              FAX: (44) 171-938-9260
Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

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