Employment

All available positions will be posted on the University of Kansas employment website at employment.ku.edu. 

Current openings:

Entomology Collections Manager
Postion number 22225br

Position Overview:
A Collections Manager in the Division of Entomology of the Biodiversity Institute at The University of Kansas administers a world-class collection consisting of nearly five million recent and fossil insect specimens in a wide range of preservation states. Tasks include preservation and curation of the physical collection; the management of data, records, and transactions of the collection; the maintenance and development of the collection’s specimen-level database in Specify; and facilitation of the use of the collection by University faculty, staff, students and the external research community. In addition, the Collection Manager trains and oversees graduate and undergraduate students as well as other grant-funded personnel in collections work-flow operations such as specimen preparation and digitization. This full-time, state-funded position reports to the Biodiversity Institute Assistant Director for Collections and Facilities.

For additional information and to apply, visit employment.ku.edu/staff/22225BR
 
A complete application will include a letter of application addressing qualifications, a CV, a statement of collection management philosophy, names and contact information for three references, and representative publications (optional). Salary range starting at $45,000 contingent upon qualifications. Initial review of applications begins July 18, 2022.

Mammals Collections Manager
Position number 22143br 

Position Overview:
The Mammalogy Collection Manager ensures the long-term stability, regular maintenance, and growth of the mammalogical collections at the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute (BI) & Natural History Museum. The Collection Manager will be responsible for all aspects of collection organization, specimen preparation, documentation, conservation, processing of loans, regular pest control, monitoring of accessioned materials, and reports to the Curator of Mammals.

For additional information and to apply, visit employment.ku.edu/mammalogy-collection-manager/22143br

Only complete application packages submitted online will be considered. A complete application includes an online application form, resume/CV, cover letter, names, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin July 1st and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.