[Taxacom] : Position Announcement: Collection Manager Natural History Museum of Denmark

Nikolaj Scharff NScharff at snm.ku.dk
Thu Jan 17 13:26:21 CST 2013


The Natural History Museum of Denmark (NHMD) is searching for a
Collections Manager.

The Natural History Museum of Denmark is searching for a Collections
Manager to help coordinate and oversee its zoological, botanical,
paleontological, and geological collections. The position is open from
April 1st 2013.

About the Natural History Museum of Denmark

The Natural History Museum of Denmark is the Danish national museum for
zoology, botany and geology, and it contains large global scientific
collections of preserved animals, plants, fossils, and minerals. A new
museum of natural history in the Botanical Garden is being planned
(http://nyt.snm.ku.dk/english) and will present the museum with a number
of big challenges in relation to the coming move of the collections, the
establishment of new storage facilities and of new exhibitions.

The collection support staff collaborates with the Head of Collections,
the scientific curators of the museum and the members of the exhibitions
department in the curation of specimens, including preparation,
preservation, registration, etc.  

Primary tasks                     

- To assist the Head of Collections with the coordination and management
of the zoological, botanical, and geological collections.  
- To help facilitate the use of these collections by all users, e.g.
NHMD Curators and other scientific staff, exhibits, students, visiting
scientists, and to support the collection management activities of all
divisions.

Additional information

Deadline for applications is Friday February 15, 2013. 

A more detailed job advert incl. information on how to apply is
available at http://employment.ku.dk/administrative/. The job is posted
under Faculty of Science.  

More information about the position can be obtained by contacting the
Head of collections, Nikolaj Scharff (phone: +45 35 32 11 07; e-mail:
nscharff at snm.ku.dk). More general information about the Natural History
Museum of Denmark is available from our homepage http://www.snm.ku.dk.




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