lunes, febrero 08, 2010

Puesto de trabajo de Conservador en el Bruce Museum

Se ha ofertado un puesto de trabajo de conservador en el Bruce Museum (Connecticut, USA). Para optar este puesto se necesita experiencia anterior. De todas maneras os adjuntamos la información que nos ha llegado por Paleonet.

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (www.brucemuseum.org), seeks a Curator of Science responsible for its permanent collection encompassing all aspects of natural history, with particular strengths in birds, minerals, shells and local mammals. The curator develops and implements 2–4 temporary science exhibitions each year at the Bruce Museum in Bruce Park. S/he documents and interprets the permanent collection. The curator will also be part of a team planning a new coastal Long Island Sound Environmental Studies and Seaside Center at Greenwich Point.

Additional responsibilities include: serving as liaison between the Museum and an advisory Science Committee; serving on the Collection Committee that acquires specimens; supervising a part-time science curatorial assistant, volunteers and interns; managing the department budget and restricted funds. This is a FT, exempt position. A working knowledge of curatorial practices and the natural sciences are required. Fluent writing and speaking skills are a must. The ability to handle collection objects without supervision and to travel is essential. Extensive independent
judgment and authority for decision making is required. This dynamic individual will also foster and advise local collectors and cultivate donors and sponsors. A Master of Science with thesis in a natural science field and 3 years previous curatorial experience are required, PhD preferred. Salary commensurate with experience; the Museum offers a competitive benefits package.

Send cover letter and resume to: Kathy Reichenbach, Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT 06830 or kreichenbach@brucemuseum.org.