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  • Curator / Collections Manager

    • Employer: The Ohio State University
      Location: Columbus OH
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 09/09/2018
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Summary of duties:

    The Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Curator to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments,

    20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff

    members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.


    This Position will serve as the curator and collections manager of the Tetrapod division at the Museum of Biological Diversity. Duties include those related to the accession and maintenance of the collection, service to professional societies and within the university, and outreach to the general public.


    Required Qualifications:

    Master’s degree in museum studies, evolutionary biology, or related field from an accredited university plus experience working with museum collections in a position with similar responsibilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience; working knowledge of the taxonomy and identification of tetrapods as evidence by previous experience and/or education; demonstrable knowledge of care and management of natural history collections, with a special emphasis on preventative conservation, collection-storage environments, and techniques pertaining uniquely to fossil vertebrate collections as evidenced by previous experience; familiarity with biodiversity informatics, including relational databases, web-based applications, and distributed networks as evidenced by previous experience and/or education; demonstrable experience with and an interest in public outreach and engagement.


    Desired Qualifications:

    Post Doctorate Degree; experience in previous collection-management; expertise in ornithology; experience preparing tetrapod specimens.


    Target Salary:

    $50,418.00 - $52,789.31 Annually


    Questions can be directed to:

    Bryan Carstens

    carstens <dot> 12 <at> osu <dot> edu


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