sábado, febrero 16, 2008

Puesto de trabajo en el Museo de Zoología comparada en la Universidad de Harvard

Se ha ofertado un trabajo de conservador en paleontología de Invertebrados en el Museum of Comparative
Zoology at Harvard University (EE.UU.). Os adjuntamos la información que nos ha llegado por Paleonet.

The Department of Invertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University has an opening for a full-time staff position as Curatorial Assistant. This collection encompasses all major phyla of metazoans and is ranked among the top paleontology collections in the world. We are seeking an individual who is familiar with all aspects of modern collection management, and is adept in communicating with scientists and the public. The selected candidate will report to the Curatorial Associate (Collections Manager) in Invertebrate Paleontology.

Responsibilities: Will carry out curatorial activities to ensure safety and accessibility of collections to all qualified users. Includes in-depth identification of specimens; cataloging all available specimen data into the database; sorting and preparing specimens for use and storage; loan preparation and processing; management of records; library research; specimen care and maintenance; arrangement of specimens by taxonomic order within higher categories across a number of phyla. Will perform related job duties as required.

Requirements: College background in Geology (invertebrate paleontology and stratigraphy) (invertebrate zoology may be substituted); two to three years of related experience in invertebrate paleontology collection activities; substantial experience with collection database management programs and with web interfaces; familiarity with literature relating to invertebrate paleontology; ability to deal with detail, and to function cooperatively as part of a work team with flexibility and versatility; excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Must be able to lift 30 pounds.

TO APPY: Please send your CV and the names of three references who are familiar with your collection work, no later than March 10, 2008, to: http://employment.harvard.edu, Requisition #: 32797