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Monday, November 16, 2009

BRYONET: Job vacancy at the Natural History Museum, London


Dear all,

The following post is currently being advertised at the Natural History
Museum, London, which may be of interest to list members.


Natural History Museum, London - Department of Botany

Curatorial Assistant
Fixed term appointment until March 2011

=A319,768 per annum

Closing Date: Monday 23 November

Interview date: the week beginning 7 December 2009

The Department of Botany houses a major international herbarium,
comprising around six million specimens including lichens, algae,
bryophytes and seed plants. Working across both the Cryptogamic and
Flowering Plants Herbaria, the Curatorial Assistant will report to the
Cryptogamic Collections Manager.

The post holder will be part of the Collections Team and assist in the
management of the Botany collections, including mosses, algae (including
diatoms), ferns, lichens and flowering plants. The collections team are
responsible for ensuring that the collections and associated information
are managed in a way as to maximise access and preserve them for the

For further details and how to apply visit

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