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Curator Biology: Curator of the Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium to maintain the herbarium collection, provide management of specimen loans or exchanges, prepare and maintain images of specimens for digital collections, seek external funding for digital collections and other activities; coordinate the specimen uses by faculty and students in teaching and research; train and supervise student employees; and conduct public outreach involving tours and plant identification.
The herbarium serves an integral role in the teaching and research missions of the Department of Biology and the College of Arts and Science, serving several faculty and numerous students each year. The specimens in the facility serve as educational materials for classes, and as research materials for faculty, students, and researchers at scientific institutions around the globe.
Required: Master’s degree in botany, plant science, or closely related field with two years of herbarium experience, or a bachelor’s degree in botany, plant science, or closely related field and five years of herbarium experience and the management of herbarium collections. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a fulltime and indefinite basis.
Submit cover letter and resume to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/500597/curator-of-the-willard-sherman-turrell-herbarium. Department will check references from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Thomas Crist at firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening of applications will begin August 22, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
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