| Why the Garden Is a Great Place to Work
Benefits vary with job title and number of years on the
job. The discussion
of the specific benefits for a given job is a topic for the job
Benefits for a regular full-time job include health and life insurance,
paid vacation, holiday and sick time, as well as a pension plan. Every
effort is made to keep salaries on par with comparable jobs at other
institutions in the New York City area.
Center for Biodiversity Research
An Oasis in the Bronx
The Garden was founded in 1891 by botanist Nathaniel Lord Britton.
Today this National Historic Landmark is recognized for its
excellence, educational programs, and scientific research. Situated on
250 acres in the Bronx, the northernmost borough of New York City, it
27 outdoor gardens and plant collections, the nation's most beautiful
conservatory, and a 40-acre pre-settlement forest. (Yes, right in the
of the city!).
The New York Botanical Garden has the largest herbarium
library in the United States, world-class laboratories, and a staff
of some 150 in the Botanical Science Division, including 30 Ph.D.
researchers. In addition, NYBG supports a distinguished scientific
publications program that facilitates the dissemination of research
results and one of the few graduate studies programs of its kind in the
United States, providing training for future generations of botanists.
New York, New York, a Wonderful
The New York Metropolitan area has something for
everyone! The following
links will help you learn more about the city. The NYBG herbarium staff
will be glad to answer specific questions you might have about the
of relocating to this area – ask your job contact for help.
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