The Herbarium of the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Freie Universität Berlin is seeking a curator for lichens, mosses, and fungi.
The herbarium collections at B comprise approx. 3.6 million specimens, of which nearly one million belong to cryptogams (370,000 mosses and 300,000 lichens and fungi respectively). The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the further development and scientific use of the collections. In close collaboration with the curators of our other collections (e.g. living plant, seed and DNA collections) the curator will contribute to the development of our collections databases together with our research and development group on biodiversity informatics. The curator is also expected to augment our research activities within our focus areas and foster future projects of the BGBM, more specifically in the Neotropics and/or in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
Applications should be sent to:
Freie Universität Berlin
Zentraleinrichtung Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum
Frau Sylke Gottwald
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
The closing date for applications is 2nd October 2014.