Month: June 2011

Curator of Botany

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Fancy working here?  This post is now being advertised:

Curator of Botany, The Manchester Museum

Closing date: 27/06/2011

Reference: ACS/12148

We are looking for a Curator of Botany with experience of interpreting botanical collections and managing botanical collections. With around one million botanical specimens, the Manchester Museum has one of the finest collections of its kind in the UK.

You will work in a vibrant environment on a range of activities. Working collaboratively towards the delivery of institutional workplans is an essential and key part of the role. You will have managerial responsibility for the botanical collections and staff; participate in and lead on the development of exhibitions and projects; work as a go-between between academia and the museum’s audiences, and contribute to the teaching, research and social responsibility agendas of the University of Manchester.

The successful candidate will have a first degree in biological sciences and a minimum of three years’ experience of working with natural sciences collections. You will have excellent communication skills, the ability to work with others, excellent organisational skills and a flexible approach to work. This is a full time post, but may be suitable for job share.

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