Supervisory Registrar

Smithsonian Institution Who May Apply This position is open to current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply;… Continue reading

Herbarium Research Botanist & Collections Manager

The Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration (CCBER) Herbarium Research Botanist & Collections Manager is responsible (1) collection curation and management of all CCBER/UCSB Natural History Collections and (2) conducting original research… Continue reading

Coordinator of Zoological Collections

 (Job. No. 501652) Institution:  The University of Alabama Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Closing date:  31 August 2016 (will be extended to 30 September 2016) Job Summary: The Coordinator Zoological Collections will oversee the day-to-day operations of… Continue reading

SPNHC and ECN – Official Organizational Partners

We are pleased to announce that as of today, the Entomological Collections Network (ECN) and the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) are officially organizational partners through a Memorandum of… Continue reading

Over 50 Leading American Nonpartisan Organizations Call on Presidential Candidates to Address Major Issues in Science, Engineering, Technology, Health and the Environment

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2016 — A blue-ribbon coalition of fifty-six leading U.S. nonpartisan organizations, representing more than 10 million scientists and engineers, are calling on U.S. Presidential candidates to address a set… Continue reading

New Leaflet: An Alternative to Gelatine Capsules in Natural History Collections

SPNHC has a new leaflet available: An Alternative to Gelatine Capsules in Natural History Collections by Paul Calloman, Department of Malacology, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. You can read all of our leaflets… Continue reading

Assistant Director Museum of Geology, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology invites applications for an Assistant Director. The Museum of Geology consists of two distinct but interrelated components: the public museum,… Continue reading


The Field Museum Director, Gantz Family Collections Center Chicago, Illinois The Field Museum, one of the world’s preeminent natural history museums, seeks a dynamic, imaginative, and collaborative science professional as its next Director… Continue reading

Research Curator in Invertebrate Zoology

The Milwaukee Public Museum is seeking a mid-career research curator with a Ph.D. to oversee the Zoology Department. The person in this leadership role will plan, direct, implement and coordinate activities of the… Continue reading

Research Botanist

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) seeks a highly motivated, full time Research Botanist with a primary focus on plant systematics and complementary interests in floristics, ecology, adaptations, and/or conservation. A research… Continue reading

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