[Taxacom] Job: Terrestrial Vertebrates Curator
LeonP at tepapa.govt.nz
Thu Dec 10 14:10:17 CST 2009
The position of Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates at Te Papa has just
been advertised on our website. Here's the link which gives you all
Please pass this information on to anyone who might be interested.
Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is seeking to appoint a
Curator of Terrestrial Vertebrates within its Natural Environment team.
The appointee will work closely with the Curator of Fossil Vertebrates
and a Collection Manager. The position will have primary responsibility
for Te Papa's collection of 28,000 birds and 10,000 other terrestrial
The successful candidate will be expected to:-
* Develop and curate all groups represented in Te Papa's collection of
* Conduct biosystematic research on priority groups of New Zealand
terrestrial vertebrates, preferably using both morphological and
* Work proactively with the Curator of Fossil Vertebrates to develop
strong research partnerships, secure external research funding, and
build relationships with stakeholders in other organisations and
* Contribute to the development of Natural Environment exhibitions,
visitor experience products, and outreach activities, especially in
relation to terrestrial vertebrates.
* Actively develop web-based products that contribute to Te Papa's
website, Collections Online and other online initiatives.
The successful applicant will have a PhD or equivalent competency, a
track record of published research in terrestrial vertebrates,
experience of curating or working with collections, and a commitment to
outreach activities and exhibition development in a team-based museum
This is a full time permanent appointment.
Applications close at 10am on Monday 1 February 2010.
For further details contact recruitment at tepapa.govt.nz and quote
Visit the Te Papa website http://www.tepapa.govt.nz
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