[Taxacom] Herbarium Collections Manager Position

Nico Cellinese ncellinese at flmnh.ufl.edu
Sun Aug 26 18:26:14 CDT 2007

The Yale Peabody Museum is seeking to fill the position of  
Collections Manager of the Botany Division.  An abstract of the  
advertisement for the position is pasted below.  We are looking for  
someone with a Ph.D. in plant systematics with herbarium experience  
and the relevant management skills, and with research interests  
related to collections development.  Please note that applications  
must be submitted via the following web site:


Use the keyword "Peabody" to go directly to the relevant information.

The due date is October 1, 2007.  Please contact Botany Curator  
Michael Donoghue (michael.donoghue at yale.edu) for any further  
information about this position.  Thanks for your interest in this  
position or for spreading the word.

Collections Manger, Botany Division, Peabody Museum of Natural  
History, Yale University

Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Yale Herbarium,  
including all aspects of the preservation, improvement, development  
and use of the collections.  Duties include oversight of relevant  
budgets, staff, students, and volunteers, maintenance of the  
collections, processing of materials, care and conservation,  
documentation, and databasing.  The Collections manager will  
represent the Botany Division within the Peabody and Yale,  
nationally, and internationally, to promote the collection and to  
maximize its use.  She/he will also promote knowledge of the  
collection through exhibitions and public education initiatives, and  
will pursue grant funding and carry out research that relates to  
collections improvement and development, including, as appropriate,  
collecting expeditions.

Nico Cellinese, Ph.D.
Assistant Curator, Herbarium & Informatics
Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
379 Dickinson Hall, PO Box 117800
Gainesville, FL 32611-7800, U.S.A.
Tel. 352-392-1721 x 232
ncellinese at flmnh.ufl.edu

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