Annelid curatorial post at NHM, London
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Mon Jul 21 21:02:34 EST 2003
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Subject: Two curatorial posts at NHM, London
From: David Reid <dgr at nhm.ac.uk>
The Department of Zoology seeks two curators, one to work in each of the two
invertebrate curation teams based at South Kensington, London. One post will
be responsible for the non-marine mollusc collection, the other the free-
living worm collections (Annelida and Nematoda).
You should have a degree or equivalent in a biological science and/or
substantial relevant curatorial experience, a wide-ranging knowledge and
interest in either non-marine molluscan or free-living worm biology,
familiarity with specimen handling, be computer literate and possess good
Your main duties will be curation and databasing, preparation of material and
involvement in loan, enquiry and public access services provided by the
invertebrate curation teams. Please note that personal collections-based
research will be only a small component (at most 10%) of the job description.
In North American terminology these are collection management positions, not
The starting salary will be 17500 to 22920 pounds per annum, depending upon
Closing date for applications 15 August 2003. There is no restriction on
citizenship, subject to eligibility for a work permit in the United Kingdom.
For full details please send an A5 stamped (1st class) and self-addressed
envelope to: The Natural History Museum c/o Kingsway Advertising, The Clove
Building, 4 Maguire Street, Butlers Wharf, London SE1 2NQ; or e-mail:
NHM at kads.co.uk quoting reference NHM/IDC.
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