job opportunity

Jim Reynolds J.Reynolds at NHM.AC.UK
Thu Jun 10 10:24:55 CDT 1999

>>The Natural History Museum, London, currently has a vacancy for a curator in
>>the Department of Entomology. Starting salary is in the range of 13,051 to
>>17,317 pounds per annum with potential to rise to 27,867 pounds per annum.
>>The post is in the Collections Management Programme and will have special
>>responsibilities for Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) collections.
>>Duties will include the conservation and maintenance of the collections,
>>entering collections information onto database, assisting scientific
>>visitors, and supporting taxonomic research and consultancy work. Although
>>this is the first rung of the curatorial ladder, and much of the work is
>>team based and of a practical and routine nature, you will play a varied and
>>important role in the care and development of a major taxonomic facility.
>>You should have a degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in a
>>biological or related subject, although candidates with substantial relevant
>>experience will also be considered. Basic computer literacy is essential. A
>>postgraduate museum studies or collections conservation qualification would
>>be an advantage, as would a knowledge of and interest in Lepidoptera.
>>Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits
>>include a non-contributory pension scheme and a generous holiday leave
>>For further information and details of how to apply please contact
Brigette Barton:
bcb at
>>The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th June 1999.
Jim Reynolds
Entomology Department
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road, LONDON, SW7 5BD, UK

Phone: 0171 938 8981 (020 7942 5271 from 5th July) International 44 171 938
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