Curatorial Assistant Position Available at NYBG

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu Feb 17 12:06:09 CST 2000

        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 Tulane University.  The position has funding
for one year.
        Job duties: prepare, database and file the approx. 10,000 specimens
of fungi received from Tulane University.  The focus of the herbarium is
thelephoroid, corticioid and polyporoid fungi from the Americas.
        Reports to: Dr. Barbara M. Thiers, Associate Director of the
        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 skills.
        Education:  B.S. or M.S. in botany or mycology, with emphasis on
taxonomy preferred.
        Starting Date:  Negotiable, preferably by June, 2000.
        For more information about working at NYBG, please see the
"Herbarium Employment <> " web page
        For more information about this position, contact:  Barbara M.Thiers
(bthiers at <mailto:bthiers at> ).
        The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employee

The New York Botanical Garden fungus herbarium has moved to the brand new
state-of-the-art Plant Studies Center.  You can read about and see photos of
the new collection area and visitor work space at:

Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
New York Botanical Garden <>
200th St. & Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Email: bthiers at
Voice: 718-817-8622
Fax: 718-562-6780

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