Curatorial Assistant Position Available at NYBG
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
Starting Date: Negotiable, preferably by June, 2000.
For more information about working at NYBG, please see the
"Herbarium Employment <http://www.nybg.org/bsci/herb/herb2.html> " web page
For more information about this position, contact: Barbara M.Thiers
(bthiers at nybg.org <mailto:bthiers at nybg.org> ).
The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal
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 <http://www.nybg.org/>
200th St. & Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
Email: bthiers at nybg.org
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