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Assistant Curator, Texas A&M University Insect Collection (TAMUIC)
The Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University seeks an Assistant
Curator (collection manager) for the Texas A&M University Insect
Collection. This is a full-time, base-budgeted, staff-level, position with
benefits located on the main campus of Texas A&M University in College
Station, Texas. The position reports to the faculty Curator of the
collection and is available 1 September 2015.

The TAMUIC is a land grant university-based collection of insects and
related arthropods specializing in the fauna of the south-central and
southwestern United States and the northern Neotropical region (especially
Mexico). The primary mission of the collection is to build and maintain a
comprehensive collection of insects and related arthropods from these
regions for research, reference and educational purposes. Containing
approximately 2.7 million curated specimens, the TAMUIC supports a diverse
range of activities in the TAMU Department of Entomology, Texas AgriLife
Research, and Texas AgriLife Extension; serves the worldwide entomological
community as a source of high-quality specimens for systematics research;
and provides a focal point for the activities of a dedicated group of
entomologists in Texas and adjacent states.

The position’s responsibilities include: management of the day-to-day
operations of the TAMUIC; recruitment, training, and supervision of
personnel to assist in carrying out collection operations; coordination
with and general supervision of the curatorial activities of the
departmental teaching collection manager; promotion of collection
development through collection-based research in arthropod faunistics and
systematics; and maintenance of the departmental arthropod identification
and information service.

General inquiries about the position may be sent to:
Mr. Robert Jensen
Department of Entomology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-2475
E-mail: [log in to unmask]

A complete description of the position and duties, and the portal through
which all applications must be received, can be found here: –

search and apply for NOV 08731. Follow website directions for completing an
on-line application, and uploading and attaching cover letter, resume, etc.
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications by 15
August 2015. Contact Robert (above) if you experience problems.

Please forward this announcement to qualified individuals you may know.


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