[Taxacom] Position Announcement: University of Kansas

Beach, James H beach at ku.edu
Wed Nov 7 17:27:11 CST 2007

Position Available

Collections Manager 
Division of Herpetology
Biodiversity Institute
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, USA

The Biodiversity Institute of the University of Kansas seeks a
full-time, academic staff, collection manager in the Division of
Herpetology. A master's degree or Ph.D. in museum studies, systematics,
or herpetology or bachelor's degree plus 5 years experience, working
knowledge of the taxonomy and identification of amphibians and reptiles,
demonstrable knowledge of care and management of natural history
collections, and familiarity with biodiversity informatics required. For
complete position description and application procedures contact Jordan
Yochim, jeyochim at ku.edu, (785-864-2343). Review of applications begins 1
December 2007. KU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

The workplace is located in Dyche Hall on the University campus. The
University of Kansas offers a fine benefits package for this permanent
full-time position. 

Lawrence, Kansas is a progressive university town with a full complement
of cultural, intellectual, athletic and spiritual options. Far from the
traffic jams and congestion of the U.S. east or west coast, average
commute times are measured in seconds.  Lawrence has an award winning
micro-brewery, and amazingly good Japanese, Indian, Italian and Thai
restaurants, as well as other satisfying regional and international
dining options. 




Lori Schlenker
KU Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center
Dyche Hall
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
lschlenk at ku.edu
(785) 864-4540
Fax (785) 864-5335


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