The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) - SENIOR TECHNICIAN: SCIENTIFIC CURATION X2 : South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)



Job Summary


•The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for two highly motivated, efficient, and enthusiastic individuals to process specimen backlogs and upgrade datasets for the Natural Science Collections Facility (NSCF) partner institutions.

Duties and Responsibilities


•Ensure data verification and management.
•Manage physical curation process.
•Perform scientific curation duties.

Qualifications and Experience


•This position requires a degree in Life Sciences, Ecology, Biology, Zoology, or equivalent qualification at NQF 7.
•A postgraduate qualification or equivalent qualification at NQF 8 will be an added advantage.
•This position also requires a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a natural science museum curation environment.

How to Apply


1) An application form must accompany the CV together with a letter motivating and supporting document why the applicant should be favourably considered for the position and confirming that the minimum qualifications are met (applicants lacking evidence of relevant experience will not be considered).

2) A competency test will be conducted as part of the selection process.

3) Applicants must also provide the full names, addresses and telephone numbers and if possible e-mail addresses of at least three referees.

4) Failure to submit the requested information and reference number may result in your application not being considered.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. All applications will be considered with the understanding that, in terms of the SANBI Employment Equity Plan, preference will currently be given to candidates from the designated groups.

Contact Ms Glynnis Webb on (021) 799 8635/8800 or preferably, or forward the completed application form, a letter and concise CV via e-mail to [email protected] or fax 0865899569. Postal applications are to be addressed to the Deputy Director: Human Resources, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Private Bag X7, Claremont, 7735.

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