Entomology Collection Manager Position at Bishop Museum

Neal Evenhuis neale at BISHOPMUSEUM.ORG
Tue Nov 25 08:40:24 CST 2003

Collections Manager - Entomology at Bishop Museum, Honolulu
This full-time position will take charge of the third largest
collection of insects and related arthropods in the United States.
The collection includes 14 million specimens in pinned,
ethanol-preserved, and slide-mounted collections. Focus of the
collection is Hawai`i and the Pacific, with a strong historical
emphasis on Hawai`i, New Guinea, Philippines, and SE Asia. The
position will require active, hands-on curation of the collection,
including identification of specimens, processing and cataloging of
incoming material; maintenance of adequate curatorial supplies,
database authority files, and organization of the collection. This
position will also interact with the Museum's other collection
managers and a centralized transaction system.

Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree in biology or
equivalent experience. Fluency in English required and one or more of
the non-English languages prevalent in the entomological literature
(e.g. Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Russian) desirable. Must
have 3-5 years demonstrated insect collections-care experience;
knowledge of insect taxonomy and associated literature and world
geography, especially with reference to Hawai`i and the Pacific;
ability to identify insects to species level and field experience
collecting insects; familiarity with database management. Desktop and
electronic publishing and digital imaging skills desirable.

Applications should include a cover letter with salary requirements,
a curriculum vitae/resume and contact information for at least three
and no more than five references. Application review will begin
December 15, 2003 and continue until the position is filled.

Submit a resume by e-mail directly to judim at bishopmuseum.org

or mail to:

Bishop Museum
Human Resources Department
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, HI 96817

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