AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
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
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.
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.