[Taxacom] Position announcement - Collections Manager, Paleobotany
tim.white at yale.edu
Thu Feb 21 14:06:54 CST 2008
Please excuse the cross-posting.
Collections Manager for Paleobotany
Peabody Museum of Natural History
The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History is soliciting applications
for the position of Collections Manager for Paleobotany. The fossil
plant collections are housed in the Class of 1954 Environmental
Science Center, a purpose-built facility on the Yale University
campus for collections, research and teaching. The Peabody is a
multi-faceted natural history museum with collections spanning
anthropology, biology, geology and paleontology. Additional
information on the fossil plant collections and the Peabody can be
found at: http://www.peabody.yale.edu/.
The Paleobotany Collections Manger is responsible for the day-to-day
management of the fossil plant collection, 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. The Collections Manager will
also promote knowledge of the collection through exhibitions, public
education initiatives and presentations at meetings, and will pursue
grant funding and carry out research that relates to collections
improvement and development, including, as appropriate, collecting
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 for applications is April 15, 2008. Please contact
Sharon Rodriquez (sharon.rodriguez at yale.edu) for any further
information about this position.
Assistant Director for Collections & Operations
Yale Peabody Museum
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