Museum Specialist position - Entomology

Schlenker, Lori Bryn lschlenk at KU.EDU
Mon Mar 6 15:54:58 CST 2006



The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute seeks to fill a
full-time museum specialist position in the Division of Entomology. The
museum specialist participates in the curation and management of the
division's 4.5 million research specimens, maintains the specimen
database and loan records, and helps oversee public outreach, student
training and division operations. The successful candidate will have a
bachelor's degree in biology or related field, demonstrated knowledge of
biological classification, experience working with detailed information,
MicroSoft software experience. 


For complete position description and to apply, please go to Application deadline 1 April 2006. EO/AA employer.




1. Bachelor's degree in biology or closely related field from a 4-year
accredited college or university
2. Demonstrated knowledge of biological classification and nomenclature 
3. Demonstrated experience working with detailed and complex information
(such experience might include research assistance in a scientific
laboratory or experience in the care and management of museum
collections and associated data) 
4. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of modern PC software
(Windows XP and related MicroSoft products)  



1. Advanced degree in systematic biology, museum studies or closely
related field 
2. Demonstrated experience in or knowledge of biological research
collections, especially entomological collections 

3. Previous supervisory experience  



Considered one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, KU's main
campus occupies 1,000 acres on and around Mount Oread in Lawrence, a
community of 81,000 among the forested hills of eastern Kansas. Lawrence
offers a diverse, vibrant community with an excellent quality of life.
It is conveniently located between Kansas City and Topeka.


Lawrence consistently ranks high in the nation for everything from the
quality of arts to employment opportunities. The city of Lawrence ranked
10th for one of the 50 Best Place to Live with a population of 50,000 to
100,000.  It was rated #15 in The 100 Best Small Arts Towns in America.
And, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Lawrence as one
of its Distinctive Destinations offering enjoyable historic,
recreational and cultural experiences for Americans of all ages.



Lori Schlenker

KU Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center

Dyche Hall

1345 Jayhawk Blvd.

Lawrence, KS 66045

lschlenk at


(785) 864-4540

Fax (785) 864-5335


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