miércoles, junio 12, 2019

Museum Specialist (Paleontology). American Museum of Natural History



Date: June 11, 2019

Job Title: Museum Specialist (Paleontology)

Responsibilities & Duties:
The responsibilities and duties of the position include preparation and restoration of invertebrate fossils, including detailed microscope-based
preparation using a full range of mechanical and chemical methods as
well as digital preparation, such as SEM and CT image post-processing;
creating molds and casts; thin-section preparation; laboratory
operations management, including equipment and supply maintenance;
research support, including data collection; interaction with and
support of students and visiting scientists as appropriate; and other
divisional tasks as assigned. May have opportunities to participate in
field work.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience (typically at
least 4 years of specimen preparation) required. Demonstrated high level
of professional skill, innovation, and cooperativeness. Outstanding
manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, and
patience. Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in related field plus at least one full year of
practical experience in preparation, molding and casting. Knowledge of
invertebrate fossils desired.

Interested parties should apply online:

Review of applications will begin as early as July 15th; position
remains open until filled.

Applications cannot be accepted via email or snail mail.