domingo, abril 12, 2015

Preparation Facility Manager for Vertebrate Paleontology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard

Preparation Facility Manager for Vertebrate Paleontology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard

Job Summary: Operates the Department of Vertebrate Paleontology preparation laboratory within the MCZ\'s new Paleontology Preparation Facility. Provides preparation/conservation for the faculty curator and department more broadly. Supervises the training of students in lab/field techniques. Plans field expeditions, including permits and organization of field equipment. Authorizes purchases of VP laboratory supplies, especially those necessary to develop new techniques of preparation.

Basic Qualifications: -BA/BSc or equivalent in geology with emphasis on vertebrate paleontology. -Minimum of 3 years of experience in vertebrate paleontology preparation. -Experience using manual and mechanical fossil preparation techniques. -Experience molding, casting, restoration, and conservation of fossils. -Experience conducting field work.

Additional Qualifications: -MSc in a related discipline. -5+ years of experience in vertebrate paleontology preparation. -Experience organizing the logistics of field expeditions, including permits and mapping. -Familiarity with x-ray/CT technology. -Experience presenting at local and/or national conferences. -Good organizational skills and ability to handle a variety of administrative duties. -Member of a scientific society.

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