CURATORIAL ASSISTANT position available at NYBG

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu May 25 14:19:50 CDT 2000

The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium has an opening for position for a
Job duties:
*       Process and file new accessions of fungi, algae, and bryophytes
*       Manage herbarium transactions in a computerized database
*       Repair and re-file return loans of fungi, algae and bryophytes
*       Catalog data from herbarium specimens into a computerized database;
image herbarium specimens.

Reports to: Dr. Barbara M. Thiers, Associate Director of the Herbarium

Experience and qualifications required:
*       course work in botany, or herbarium experience with non-vascular
plant  collections preferred
*       experience with computer data basing and word-processing
*       organized, neat, detail-oriented
*       good verbal and written communication skills

Education:  B.S. or M.S. in botany or mycology, with emphasis on taxonomy
Starting Date: Negotiable, but as soon after 18 August 2000 as possible.

For more information about working at NYBG, please see the"Herbarium
Employment <
<> > " web page.

The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer.  Send resume, application (downloadable from web address given
above) and names of three references to:

Ms. Karen Yesnick
Head, Human Resources Dept.
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY 10458
RE:  Curatorial Assistant Position

If you have any questions about the position, contact Barbara M. Thiers
(bthiers at

Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
Associate Director of the Herbarium
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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