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Curator (Collection Manager) of Aquatic and Marine Invertebrates

Jobs Available
Posted: 
07/09/2019
Expiration Date: 
08/31/2019

The Auburn University Museum of Natural History (AUMNH) is seeking a Curator (Collection Manager) for its Aquatic and Marine Invertebrate Collection. The successful candidate will have curatorial experience in crustaceans, arthropods, molluscs, echinoderms, annelids, cnidarians, and/or brachiopods. Our collections are currently strong in freshwater crayfishes, molluscs, and insect nymphs and Antarctic invertebrates. Duties of the collection manager will include sorting and identifying collections, maintaining existing collections, processing loans of materials, and maintaining the computer database. The candidate should be familiar with database programs, particularly Specify, and be committed to the open presentation of collections data on the internet. The candidate will be expected to contribute to AUMNH outreach and education efforts. A BS in a related field is required, but a master’s or Ph.D. is preferred. For more information on the AUMNH, please visit: http://www.aumnh.org

Evaluation of applications will begin 9 August 2019, and will continue until a suitable applicant is found. For more information and to apply, visit:https://www.auemployment.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_c.... Submit a cover letter (including a statement describing curatorial experience), CV, and names and contact information of three references. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jonathan W. Armbruster, Director AUMNH, Department of Biological Sciences, 101 Life Sciences, Auburn University, AL 36849, Armbrjw@auburn.edu. 334-844-9261. Auburn University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively seeks applications from qualified women and minority candidates.