FWD: Lepidoptera Collections Manager position

Gall, Lawrence lawrence.gall at yale.edu
Fri Oct 30 09:34:01 EDT 2009

Forwarding to LEPS-L on behalf of Jackie Miller at the McGuire Center in FL:


McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida 

The Florida Museum of Natural History invites applications for a collection manager position at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity.  The Center has one of the world's largest lepidopteran collections with a large staff and active research programs in systematics, evolutionary biology, ecology and biodiversity conservation. 

Requirements include a degree in the biological sciences, preferably M.S. or Ph,D., with appropriate experience in a museum or similar collection-based  background, and a broad knowledge of lepidopteran classification. Primary responsibilities will include curation and management of collections (acquisitions, accessions, loans, public inquiries, etc.), and supervision of associated preparators and other staff. 

Individuals wishing to apply should visit https://jobs.ufl.edu (referencing requisition # 0803166) and submit an online application which must include a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a description of your collections management experience and knowledge of Lepidoptera.  The application deadline is November 16, 2009 and the anticipated start date is January 2010.

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Lawrence F. Gall, Ph.D.

Head, Computer Systems Office
Informatics Manager, Entomology
Executive Editor, Peabody Publications
Lepidoptera Section Editor, Zootaxa

Peabody Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 208118, Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520-8118 USA

email: lawrence.gall at yale.edu
phone: 1-203-432-9892
FAX:  1-203-432-9816


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