The Department of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History, is now searching for a full-time Museum Specialist. Job duties include participation in care of collections, assistance in collection moves, specimen cleaning, processing information requests and loans, integrated pest management, specimen cataloging and databasing, and assisting visitors. Other duties as assigned. Requirements include a bachelor's degree in biology. Work or academic experience with birds, previous museum experience, and a background in systematics and/or vertebrate morphology are desirable. Applicants should have the ability to work well with others and work independently when necessary, have good manual dexterity sufficient for duties above, and have attention to detail and strong computer skills.
Prospective candidates should apply to the AMNH website at: https://pa495.peopleadmin.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp.
We ask applicants to include a cover letter detailing their qualifications. The Department will begin screening applicants 28 March.
The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, see http://www.amnh.org/about-the-museum/notice-of-non-discrimination-and-harassment.