Collection Assistant Position

Qiuxin Wu wu at TFM.FMNH.ORG
Sat Aug 3 10:23:53 EST 1996

	Museum Collection Assistant, Mycology

Location: Department of Botany, The Field Museum of Natural History,
Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities:   This is a two-year full-time position funded through a
NSF grant supporting the mycological collections at The Field Museum. The
collection assistant will conduct several collection improvement projects,
including moving and reorganizing fungal collections into the new herbarium
facility, documenting and incorporating new acquisitions, processing backlog
material, data-entry, and transferring fragile fungal specimens into
archival-quality boxes.

Qualifications:  Minimum B.S. in botany, experience in mycology/fungal
taxonomy preferred.

Starting salary:  $21,000 (Museum Specialist III)

Instructions:   Send letter of application, resume, and the names and
telephone numbers of three references to: Dr. Gregory Mueller or Dr. Qiuxin
Wu,  Department of Botany, The Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt
Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605-2496. Phone: 312-922-9410.
Fax: 312-427-2530. 

Deadline:     September 15, 1996 or until the position is filled.  Please
note that we will be out of town  till early September. We will contact
promising applicants after we come back.

Dr. Qiuxin Wu  
Department of Botany                     Phone: (312)-922-9410, ext. 718
The Field Museum                          Fax: (312) 427-2530
Chicago, IL 60605-2496                 e-mail: wu at

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