Curator of Invertebrates at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), Wellington, New Zealand ~

6 de febrero de 2017

Curator of Invertebrates at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), Wellington, New Zealand

For nearly two decades, Te Papa has nurtured the legacies of New Zealand/Aotearoa its people and its environment. We are built on a foundation of innovation and co-creation and as a result we are looking for a new generation Curator, Invertebrates. You will be the newest member of a hard working team that produces science in a museum setting, working with national collections and other forms of cultural heritage.

This role requires:

* a PhD or equivalent experience and skills in Invertebrate sciences
research in relation to New Zealand,
* Undertaking research projects that contribute to the key research
themes within the invertebrate policy,
* Developing, implementing and monitoring collection development
plans in the context of Te Papa’s national obligations and
expectations for the Invertebrates portfolio, ensuring that
collection objects are managed to accepted standards (both
internal and external) in storage, conservation and documentation,
* Experience of working with scientific objects and collections,
* A knowledge of regulations and international standards for
collection care, maintenance and acquisition,
* Experience and comfort in communicating in a range of forms and
media to diverse audiences,
* Familiarity with digital platforms and social media,
* The ability to work in multidisciplinary teams on a range of
museological outputs across exhibitions, digital channels,
research publications, and public programmes,
* A network of experts, communities and stakeholders you can bring
to complement the team’s existing contacts.

If you are ready to take part in one of the most important, challenging
and inspiring evolutions in both New Zealand and the museum sector
worldwide, then we would love to hear from you.

For more information see:

For enquiries, please contact Dr Dean Peterson, Head of Science:

Applications close on Thursday, 9 February 2017

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

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