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“Paleontology Preparator – 2 year term
Job Code: 857
Position Status: Full time
# of openings: 1
Pay range: $45,000-$47,500
Close Date: 2/16/18
The Department of Earth Sciences at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science is looking for a two-year term fossil preparator to work on newly discovered vertebrate material from Colorado. The preparator will join an international team of scientists working on this new and exciting material.
The preparator will conduct micro preparation on small vertebrate fossils preserved in a hard concretionary matrix. The preparator will work with/train a small group of volunteer preparators to work on the fossils.
Finally, the preparator will have the opportunity to join the team in the field to help find, record, and collect new fossil material.
Micro preparation (air scribe and air abrasion) of small fossils preserved in hard concretionary material
Provides direct supervision of a handful of volunteers, interns, and part-time staff.
Maintains an active role in the professional preparation community.
Bachelor’s degree required, Geology/Paleontology major preferred.
2 years’ experience in aspects of specimen preparation required.
Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required.
Ideal candidate will have:
The ideal candidate will have experience in a museum laboratory setting working with micro preparation, particularly material preserved in hard concretionary sediments. Ability to speak Japanese and ability to start the job as quickly as possible is a plus.
Please submit your cover letter and resume by February 16, 2018. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.
Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.
Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.
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