Parece que se va animando la oferta de trabajo para paleontólogos por el mundo mundial. Os adjuntamos información que nos ha llegado por Paleonet de un conservador para las colecciones de moluscos en la Paleontological Research Institution.
Fulltime Position*: Collections Assistant at the Paleontological. Research Institution, Ithaca, NY
Description*: Pending final approval, The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant for the installation of compactorized storage units and the reorganization, curation, and beginning computerization of PRI’s non- type systematic mollusk collection, which will facilitate its long-term use by the scientific community. The position will include curation of the non-type systematic mollusk collection and entering specimens into PRI’s collections database. The Collections Assistant will also be responsible for interns and volunteers on this project.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will be an individual who takes initiative, is able to work and make decisions independently, has an understanding of museum/archival methods and understands the mission of PRI. The candidate should possess strong organizational, written,
and oral communication skills as well as competency in principles of systematics and taxonomy. A Master’s degree (or higher) in paleontology, systematic biology, or related discipline is required. Experience with molluscan systematics a plus.
Applications: Applicants should send a cover letter, a resume/CV, and a list of three references (including address, phone number, and e-mail address). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further questions and to submit applications contact: Gregory P. Dietl, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)