[Taxacom] Searching for candidates

Paul J. Morris mole at morris.net
Fri Apr 9 13:43:09 CDT 2010


On Fri, 9 Apr 2010 12:01:28 -0600
Una Smith <una.smith at att.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 12:18:17PM -0400, Paul Sager wrote:
> >Good morning all,
> >I manage a program for the USGS National Biological Information
> >Infrastructure in Reston, VA.  I have been presented a requirement
> >for a "Taxonomic Specialist to support taxonomic data development,
> >review, reconciliation, cross-walk development, partnership
> >establishment, and taxonomic systems."
> 
> This would be a GSA position?  What grade?  Ie, are they wanting
> someone with a BA, a PhD, or a senior administrative level?

And in what discipline?   The elements "taxonomic specialist" and
"taxonomic data development" seem to suggest a biological domain
scientist who practices taxonomy, while the elements "cross-walk
development" and "taxonomic systems" imply a biodiversity
informatician.   

-Paul
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Paul J. Morris
Biodiversity Informatics Manager
Harvard University Herbaria/Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy
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