Mycology Curatorial Assistant Position Available at NYBG
Barbara M. Thiers
bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu Feb 12 09:09:41 CST 1998
Mycology Curatorial Assistant Position Available at the New York
Botanical Garden Herbarium
The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium has an open position for a
Curatorial Assistant to participate in the incorporation of fungus
collections recently donated by Kansas State University. The position
has funding for one year, pending confirmation of receipt on a National
Science Foundation grant for the project..
Job duties: segregate exsiccati from non-exsiccati specimens; repair
damaged specimen packets, update nomenclature on specimens, catalog
specimens into NYBG's institutional specimen database, and file
specimens in the herbarium.
Reports to: Administrative Curator of the Cryptogamic Herbarium (Dr.
Barbara M. Thiers).
Experience and qualifications required: a) course work in mycology,
or herbarium experience with mycological collections preferred, b)
experience with computer databasing and word-processing, c) organized,
neat, detail-oriented, and d) good verbal and written communication
Education: B.S. or M.S. in botany or mycology, with emphasis on taxonomy
To apply: Send resume and names of three referees to: Barbara M.
Thiers, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458-5126. If you have
questions about the position, please use email: bthiers at nybg.org
You can learn more about the New York Botanical Garden at our website:
http://www.nybg.org. The New York Botanical Garden is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee
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