Full-time Position: Collections Assistant at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY.
Description: The Paleontological Research Institution seeks applications for a one-year (with potential for renewal) Collections Assistant position. The Collections Assistant will assist the Director of Collections in the day-to-day management of the systematic and stratigraphic collections of the Paleontological Research Institution, including all aspects of conservation and use of the collections.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will be an individual who takes initiative, is able to work and make decisions independently, and has an understanding of museum/archival methods. The candidate should possess strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills and a working knowledge of invertebrate systematics. A Master's degree in museum studies, paleontology, systematic biology, or related discipline is required.
About the organization: The Paleontological Research Institution was founded in 1932 as a local research based non-profit. Our collection includes about three million specimens and is among the ten largest and most scientifically important invertebrate fossil collections in the United States. More information about the Paleontological Research Institution can be found at http://www.museumoftheearth.org.
Applications: Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references (including address, phone number, and e-mail address) with their application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For questions and to submit applications contact: Gregory P. Dietl, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org