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There are a few other qualifications that we would view as incredibly helpful in this role, including:
Certification in scientific illustration or a degree in a related field is preferred, and/or equivalent work experience as demonstrated in the portfolio.
College-level course work related to science illustration including fine art courses such as observational drawing courses, and courses in related fields such as illustration and graphic design, as well as in biology and the sciences.
A passion for further developing your skills in ornithological art, as is experience and skill in drawing and painting birds in one or more mediums or artistic styles.
General professional interest in science and science communication.
An interest in art instruction and sharing artistic techniques with others through informal workshops or demonstrations
Experience in teaching is helpful but not required.
These positions are filled through an annual call for applications that is publicized widely. Appointments to these temporary positions are for periods of six months to one year. Although the timing can be flexible, appointments that start with the Cornell academic cycle in the fall are often preferred. Owing to the teaching opportunities and other collaborative activities, the ability to work on-site at the Cornell Lab is required.
Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position.
How to Apply:
Application deadline is October 4, 2021.
You must submit both a resume/CV and a cover letter in which you describe your relevant background and your reasons for being interested in our scientific illustration program. Your application must also include submission of a portfolio of 6-8 image illustration samples that demonstrates experience and skill in the illustration of wildlife and natural subjects including birds. It’s recommended to combine all files into one PDF file when uploading. You can upload documents either by “dragging and dropping” them into the dropbox or by using the “upload” icon on the application page. If you experience technical issues or need assistance uploading your files, you may contact Denise Smith Colon, [log in to unmask] or the program coordinator, Jillian Ditner, [log in to unmask] .
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Job Title:Temporary Publication/Media Assistant
Level:No Grade - Hourly
Pay Rate Type:Hourly
Contact Name:Denise Smith
Number of Openings:2
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