The memorial fund in Jessica’s honor is in the process of becoming a trust account with James, Jessica’s adopted son, named as the beneficiary. Trustees include Danielle Black, Lucinda McDade, & Ingrid Jordan-Thaden. You can give at https://www.gofundme.com/jessica-m-orozco-fund-for-james?#updates
Dr. P. Roxanne Kellar, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), is seeking to recruit students interested in a Master’s degree in molecular plant systematics and/or phylogenetic diversity to conduct research in her lab.
The ASPT Environmental and Public Policy Committee invites applications for the 2019 ASPT Public Policy Award.
Conference organizers for Botany 2019 (Tucson, AZ) are accepting proposals for workshops until December 29th, 2018.
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The Polly Hill Arboretum on the island of Martha’s Vineyard is seeking applicants eager to gain experience in the curation and management of living collections.
In cooperation with the National Park Service and Capitol Reef National Park, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting a Botany Field Team Lead to join our AmeriCorps program. The Botany Field Team Lead will support the Capitol Reef National Park Division of Resource Management & Science and serve as a member of the rare plant monitoring crew assisting resource staff with surveys and demographic monitoring of three federally listed plant species.
Dr. Hugh Daniel Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Biology and former Curator of the TAMU Herbarium at Texas A&M University, died November 5, 2018.
The College of Natural Sciences, Department of Botany at University of Hawai’i at Manoa invites applications for a full-time, tenure track, faculty position in Plant Genomics. Start date is approximately August 1, 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible.
Deadline Extended! (30 Nov 2018)
The California Academy of Sciences is seeking candidates who specialize in western North American plants (especially Californian), examining a wide range of topics, including their evolution, diversity, or ecology; Candidates who could potentially work with our extensive research collections and our emerging California Initiative will be especially welcome. We also seek candidates with leadership in science communication and engagement, and an interest in increasing diversity in science.