Paleonet: Position announcement - Collections Assistant
jn226 at cornell.edu
Tue Aug 10 14:21:53 GMT 2010
the Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) in Ithaca is looking to immediately fill a full-time Collections Assistant position.
The position will include the curation of the W. J. Zinsmeister Collection containing Cretaceous-Eocene fossil mollusks from Seymour Island, Antarctica and vicinity, which is widely recognized as one of the largest and finest in the world from this region. Data-basing and the research of specimen and locality data as well as digital photography and digital image editing will be part of the duties.
Masters degree in paleontology, geology, systematic biology, or related discipline is preferred, however BS or BA in a related field is required; collections experience is a plus.
For more information visit http://www.museumoftheearth.org/about.php?page=jobs
Dr. Judith Nagel-Myers
Paleontological Research Institution
1259 Trumansburg Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
607.273.6623 ext. 28
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