Curatorial Assistant Position Available at The New York Botanical Garden

Thiers, Barbara bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Tue Dec 7 11:22:15 CST 2004



The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium is currently seeking a
Curatorial Assistant to participate in an NSF-sponsored project on
Solanum.  Duties include entering information from labels of Solanum
into computer database; selecting, sorting and filing the specimens that
are catalogued; taking digital images of selected specimens, and other
tasks related to the Solanum project as needed.


Requirements for the position are: Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) or
equivalent, preferably in plant biology (taxonomic coursework preferred)
must be organized and familiar with scientific plant names and with the
use of reference books;  must be capable of accurate and efficient data
entry of botanical and geographical information;  must be able to reach
specimens in cabinets 8 ft. high and at ground level;  experience with
databases and herbarium methods preferable; working knowledge of Spanish
or Portuguese a plus.


The position is available immediately; applications should be received
by 7 January 2005.


Qualified candidates should e-mail cover letter and resume to Human
Resources Department at: kyesnick at <mailto:cirizarry at> .


If you have any questions about the requirements or responsibilities of
this position, please email  Dr. Jacquelyn Kallunki
(jkallunki at

For more information about working at the New York Botanical Garden
please see Herbarium Employment Opportunities



The NY Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity




Dr. Barbara M. Thiers

Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx, NY 10458-5126

tel: 718-817-8622

fax: 718-817-8809

email:  bthiers at




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