The San Diego Natural History Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Invertebrate Paleontologist will increase the scientific significance of the SDNHM paleontology collection by applying his/her knowledge of marine invertebrate taxonomy to curate uncatalogued Baja California, Mexico fossil invertebrates as part of a grant funded, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Collections Stewardship project.
Primary Functions and Major Responsibilities:
The Invertebrate Paleontologist will curate (identify, organize, and database) marine invertebrate fossils from Baja California, Mexico. The collections are mostly restricted to marine Cenozoic, molluscan faunas of the northeastern Pacific region. The successful candidate will need to be familiar with molluscan taxonomy and be experienced with using appropriate library and internet references to assist in taxonomic identification.
This is a full time, temporary, approximately 1/2 year position, beginning in late Spring of 2016 with a rate of pay of $21.00 per hour and a generous benefits package.
To apply please submit resume, cover letter outlining your experience, and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following in the subject line of your email “IP Application- YOUR LAST NAME.FIRST INITIAL” (example: IP Application-Smith. P.) No phone calls or drop ins please.
The Museum Educator will provide dynamic mission driven education programs and public programs to grades K-12 using an interactive, engaging, participatory style reflecting inquiry-based teaching methods and supporting the unique curatorial voice of the NAT.
Primary Functions and Major Responsibilities:
The Museum Educator will primarily facilitate hands-on classes at school sites and occasionally, hands-on classes at the Museum. Primary concentration will be on education programs for school groups. In addition, he/she will participate in public programs and will provide instruction for winter, spring, and/or summer camps.
To apply please submit resume, cover letter outlining your experience, and three professional references to email@example.com. Please include the following in the subject line of your email “ME Application- YOUR LAST NAME.FIRST INITIAL” (example: ME Application-Smith. P.) No phone calls or drop ins please.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is seeking enthusiastic and friendly part time (up to 24 hours per week) Custodians to be part of the cleaning crew that daily cleans and maintains the buildings public areas, office areas and collection areas. Also, to assist with daily chores needed by staff.
Weekends, holidays, and some evenings are required. The San Diego Natural History Museum is open daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Custodians enjoy free admission into all of Balboa Park’s museums as well as free admission to the San Diego Zoo.
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We are currently fabricating exhibition elements to be installed in our newly remodeled 3,000 square foot library exhibition space. This involves building furnishings and exhibit elements that will display examples from our unique library collections. The Exhibits Carpentry Assistant will take direction from our Exhibits Fabricator and report to the Director of Traveling Exhibits and Exhibit Services.
Primary functions and responsibilities:
The Exhibits Carpentry Assistant is a short-term position that will run through the end of June 2016, and will work in support of our Exhibit Fabricator to fabricate finest-quality furnishings, which will house sensitive exhibition materials. The successful candidate will be well versed in shop and tool safety, proper use of both portable and stationary power tools and work well within a team environment.
This position will require a 28 hour per week commitment through June 30th, 2016, with a $15/hour pay rate.
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The San Diego Natural History Museum is operated by the San Diego Society of Natural History, a private non-profit scientific organization founded in 1874.
The Museum’s mission is to interpret the natural world through research, education and exhibits; to promote understanding of the evolution and diversity of Southern California and the peninsula of Baja California; and to inspire in all a respect for nature and the environment.
The San Diego Natural History Museum is looking to hire an entomologist. This is a temporary, part-time position (one year), with the possibility of time extensions if funded work continues.
The entomologist position is a temporary, part-time position, with variable hours, to perform field and laboratory entomological collection and identification tasks.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Time Commitment: This position is expected to continue for one year, with the possibility of an extension should funded work continue to be available.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, résumé, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org . Applications will be reviewed beginning February 1, 2016 and will continue until positions are filled.