Post vacant - Systems and Database Manager

Rob Huxley r.huxley at NHM.AC.UK
Tue Jun 22 16:10:55 CDT 1999

The Botany Department at the Natural History Museum is seeking a Systems
and Database Manager.

Your main responsibilities will include: managing, implementing and
supporting collections database, internet and intranet developments and
other IT projects; managing and providing systems administration for
departmental facilities such as file servers and digital camera systems.

You should have a degree (or substantial equivalent experience) in an
information technology or natural history related subject.  Experience in
setting up and managing computer databases in MS Access and/or using UNIX
systems is essential as is experience with Windows NT, network management
and creating and using web pages.  Experience in collections and project
management as well as training in development of Access databases, is

The appointment is for 3 years in the first instance.  The starting salary
will be in the range of 21,647-25,000 pounds per annum, depending on
qualifications and experience.  The other benefits include a
non-contributory pension scheme, an interest free rail/underground season
ticket loan and 25 days annual leave.

Application is by CV and covering letter.

For further details E-mail E.Wilson at or write  enclosing a
stamped, self-addressed envelope to Juli Meyer, Personnel Section, The
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK.

Closing date for receipt of application is Wednesday 7th July.

Dr Rob Huxley
Head of Curation Division
Department of Botany,
The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
Phone (44) 171-938-8823
Fax   (44) 171-938-9260
E-mail: r.huxley at
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