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Assistant Curator of Mycology

Jan 28

Written by: SuperUser Account
1/28/2016 8:43 AM 

Job Title: Assistant Curator of Mycology Job Summary: Coordinates the growth and improvement of Denver Botanic Gardens’ mycology program, advocate biodiversity science and natural history collections, develop an active externally funded research program that incorporates postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates, and oversees volunteers. Career Type: Full-time Location: Denver Botanic Gardens, York Street, Denver, Colorado Qualifications: Ph. D. in mycology, evolution, or equivalent with interest in developing field and collection orientated research projects related to the study and conservation of natural ecosystems within our region and show leadership in science communication and engagement; or minimum 6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must demonstrate a strong record of research accomplishments and acquisition of funding. Experience with fungal identification, specimen digitization and curation techniques and interest in formal and informal science education, preferred. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, needs excellent time management skills, and good interpersonal skills. Benefits: Major benefits include choice of medical plans, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and daycare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Healthcare Spending Account (HSA) ; a generous retirement plan plus paid holidays, vacation, personal and sick time and access to personal lines of insurance. Additional benefits include short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), an ECO pass and a complimentary Denver Botanic Gardens membership, access to Gardens education classes and summer concert tickets. Additional Information: Review of applications will begin April 2016 and continue until the position is filled with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2016. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and statement of research interests (3 pages maximum). Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver CO 80206, or e-mail your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org. We are a nonprofit, EOE.

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