[Taxacom] Position announcement - Collections Manager, Paleobotany

Tim White 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
Yale University

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 
expeditions.

Please note that applications must be submitted via the following web site:

http://www.yale.edu/hronline/stars/application/external/index.html.

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.

Best, Tim

Tim White
Assistant Director for Collections & Operations
Yale Peabody Museum



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