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3 de agosto de 2019

Ornitólogo en un museo de ciencia

*Imagine yourself here. Be a part of something great at Science Museum of Minnesota.*

*The Science Museum of Minnesota seeks an ornithologist for the Barbara
Brown Chair of Ornithology, the department director and curator for
the Biology Department in our Science Division, to lead the museum¢s
biology program and discoveries. The museum¢s research spans the fields of
anthropology, biology, paleontology and watershed research. The Science
Museum strives to create an inclusive, equity-based institution that
empowers people to change the world through science. Museum scientists work
with exhibit and program developers to engage with the public through
educational programming and exhibits. They work with other museum
scientists and a large, highly-trained volunteer corps. The museum has
strong local public support with state of the art research and collections

The ideal candidate¢s experience will involve field-based biological
research. Successful candidates will have a proven research program and an
established record of accomplishment of publication and funding; will be a
phenomenal public speaker and will regularly engage the public and media.
The Barbara Brown Chair of Ornithology will lead the biology program
as the *Biology
Department Director and Curator*. As Director, this position will manage
and monitor department operations to provide the vision and leadership to
advance the goals of the division and the museum.

<https://www.smm.org/scientists>*Click here*
learn more about the Science Division and the Science Museum of Minnesota.

*Work Environment: *Ability to work in office, museum, lab and fieldwork
settings. Potential for overnight fieldwork.

*Job Duties & Responsibilities:*

- Develop long-range plans for the department, division and the
- Curate and Manage the Biology Collection with a focus on Ornithology.
- Identify ways to improve collections management and care.
- Increase access and value of the collection.
- Conduct ornithological research and add to our scholarly understanding
of the ornithology collections.
- Develop collaborative relationships with academic and museum
researchers and other museum professionals.
- Communicate research to the field through presentations and
peer-reviewed publications.
- Manage fieldwork and collecting expeditions.
- Plan, fund, and execute field research, including focused collecting,
with an emphasis on the museum's three statements on evolution, climate
change, and equity and inclusion.
- Writes or contributes to the writing of technical papers and articles
on research results.
- Lead and supervise department staff, including volunteers.
- Collaborate across the museum and with external stakeholders
developing unique and highly rated programs emphasizing the museum's three
statements on evolution, climate change, and equity and inclusion.
- Promote biology projects and collections to a wide audience
including the public, potential donors, scholars, and educators.
- Participate in public outreach activities particularly with
statewide birding organizations.
- Encourage departmental staff to participate in outreach
- Work with SMM colleagues to develop biology exhibits and programs.
- Direct and administer biology-related programs and initiatives.
- Lead the department¢s fiscal responsibility as cost center manager
through monitoring budgets and spending.
- Develop and submit grant applications to fund research and
- Cultivate donors and other funders to expand funding for the
biology department, collections, and associated programs.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.

*Minimum Qualifications:*

- PhD in biology with a focus in ornithology or related field.
- Experience working with the public, leading an ornithology research
program, managing collections and field research.
- Knowledge of museum professional standards in collections management
including development and implementation of collections policies and
- Applied knowledge of government regulations and legal requirements and
experience with compliance measures.

*Preferred Qualifications:*

- Postdoctoral experience is recommended.
- Cultural competency and experience working with diverse communities.
- Willingness to be open and respectful of all backgrounds.
- Fluency in language(s) other than English valued.

*The starting date of the position is flexible.*

The job duties describe the general nature and level of work assigned to
this position and is not an exhaustive list. For some positions, detailed
procedures may be outlined in supplemental documents.

*We exist to turn on the science and inspire learning, inform policy and
improve lives. We envision a world in which all people have the power to
use science to make lives better. We value science as an essential literacy
and strive for inclusion inside and out so that our museum and our people
reflect and respond to the diverse needs and cultures of our community. It
is the museum¢s policy and practice to hire and promote qualified job
seekers from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. We offer **benefit
packages* <https://www.smm.org/jobs/benefits>* for full-time and part-time




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Je Vang | Recruiter, Human Resources | *Science Museum of Minnesota*
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*email:* jvang@smm.org |*office: *651-221-2542 | *fax:* 651-221-4534 |

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