Ento CM position opening

Neal Evenhuis neale at BISHOPMUSEUM.ORG
Fri Jan 13 18:04:39 CST 2006

Collections Manager of Entomology

Bishop Museum seeks a talented and experienced collection manager to
take charge of the third largest collection of insects and related
arthropods in the United States. The collection of includes over 14
million specimens in pinned, ethanol-preserved, and slide mounted
collections. Focus of the collection is Hawai`i, New Guinea,
Philippines, and SE Asia. Looking for active, hands-on curation of
the collection, including identification of specimens, processing and
cataloging of incoming material.

Qualifications: Master's degree in biology or equivalent experience
required. Fluency in English (required) and one of more of the
non-English languages prevalent in the entomological literature (e.g.
Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Russian) desirable. Experience:
Demonstrable insect collection-care 3-5 years preferred; 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. Regular full time

Review of applications will begin 15 February and will continue until
the position is filled.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and
contact information for at least three and no more than five
references. Either:
   -Submit by e-mail directly to Human Resources
(judim at bishopmuseum.org). Please put the content directly in the body
of the e-mail or send as a Word attachment.
   -Fax your resume to the Human Resources Department at 808.848.4151
   -Mail your resume to:

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

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