Do you have a passion for cutting-edge biodiversity science, sharing it with broader audiences, and making a real-world impact? The California Academy of Sciences is seeking candidates who specialize in western North American… Continue reading

Development and Planning Manager

The University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute (BI), on the Lawrence campus, is one of the premier research and education institutes in the U.S. in biodiversity science, biodiversity informatics, paleobiology, biogeography, and evolutionary biology.… Continue reading

Harnessing Natural History Collections Data for Addressing National Challenges: The Biodiversity Collections and Data Wish List

During the past year, the Biodiversity Collections Network (BCoN – has been gathering feedback from stakeholder communities about biodiversity collections and the data derived from them. This feedback will inform a vision for how… Continue reading

SPNHC 2019 – Chicago

It’s not too early to start planning for our next meeting! Hosted by the Field Museum Date: May 25-31, 2019 Location: Chicago, IL, USA Theme: Making the Case for Natural History Collections Since… Continue reading

Part-time Assistant Collections Manager, Cultural Anthropology

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered among the top 10 institutions of its… Continue reading

Nominate an Expert – NASEM Study on Biological Collections

At the request of the National Science Foundation, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is undertaking a study on Biological Collections: Their Past, Present, and Future Contributions and Options to Maintaining Them.… Continue reading

Curator, Terrestrial Mammals

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) seeks a Curator of Terrestrial Mammals to lead its research on urban mammals, to oversee the growth and care of collections, and to provide content… Continue reading


The Denver Museum of Nature & Science in the Research & Collections Division is seeking a Registrar to join their team. This position ensures the Museum meets its public trust responsibilities by guaranteeing documented compliance of… Continue reading

Collections Intern

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION Internship Title: Collections Intern Internship Department: Biology – Collections Supervisor: Director of Collections Objective: The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s (CAS/PNNM) natural history collections are a library of… Continue reading

Statement Regarding the Tragic Loss of Collections at Museu Nacional de Rio de Janeiro from the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC)

The Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) expresses shock and sorrow at the devastation of Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro due to fire on the evening of 2 September, 2018. The… Continue reading

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