USA - MA - Cambridge
USA - MA - Boston
Location: USA - MA - Cambridge
Internal Number: 55683BR
The Curatorial Assistant II assists with the general curation of the vascular plant and cryptogamic collections.
This position spends an equal amount of time between the vascular plant and cryptogamic collections performing the following duties:
To be considered for this position, a resume and cover letter are required.
Harvard University will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
***All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
The Harvard University Herbaria (HUH) include six collections and more than five million specimens of algae, bryophytes, fungi, and vascular plants. Together they form one of the largest university herbarium collections in the world, and the fourth largest herbarium in the United States. With their state-of-the art research laboratories and world class libraries, the HUH have been a centerpiece of biodiversity science since the early 1800s. www.huh.harvard.eduHarvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
College background with at least one year of experience in a museum collection.
BA/BS degree preferred. Specialized courses pertaining to the taxonomy of vascular plants or any of the cryptogamic organism groups and to herbarium/museum collections preferred. Word processing and data entry skills, preferably with knowledge of the Windows environment and specimen databases. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work well independently and with others. Must be detail oriented.