The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium has an opening for an IMA GING COORDINATOR

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Fri May 26 11:39:43 CDT 2000


Capture, manage, and store digital images of herbarium specimens using the
NYBG protocol
established for the Vascular Plant Type Specimens Imaging Project
<>  .
Update imaging manual
as needed.
Troubleshoot equipment problems, interact with vendors and technical
assistance staff as needed.
Supervise imaging assistant or imaging interns
Give tours and demonstrations of imaging laboratory and procedures to
visiting scientists and donors; make presentations about the project at
conferences as requested.

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

Experience and qualifications required:

Experience with basic photographic principles, digital imaging, Adobe
Photoshop, and Microsoft Windows 98 required; familiarity with plant
biology, including the scientific method of naming plants, and how herbarium
specimens are used in scientific research is highly desirable.  Previous
herbarium experience helpful; good organizational skills and attention to
detail a must.

Education:  B.S. or M.S. in biology, with emphasis on taxonomy preferred.

Starting Date: July 2000 as possible.

If you have any questions about the position, contact Barbara M. Thiers
(bthiers at <mailto:bthiers at> )

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
<> ) and names of three references

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

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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