ANNOUNCEMENTS

ASPT invites applications for the society's annual awards

The call for nominations is now out for several of ASPT's annual awards. The Peter Raven Award, Asa Gray Award, Engagement and Excellence in Plant Systematics Education Award (EEPSEA), and Undergraduate Research Prize all have nomination deadlines of February 28, 2019. Please visit the ASPT Awards webpage, for more information.

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Jessica Orozco 1987-2018

Jessica Orozco 1987-2018

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

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2018/aspt-remembers-jessica-orozco

M.S. Plant Systematics or Phylogenetic Diversity, U. Nebraska-Omaha

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.

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Survey: Symbiota Use

Survey to learn more about how people use Symbiota. If you use or manage data in a Symbiota supported portal, or are otherwise involved in management of a Symbiota portal, please consider completing our brief survey regarding how you use Symbiota at the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B68RKPS

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Botany Field Team Lead - Great Basin Institute

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.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2018/botany-field-team-lead-great-basin-institute

Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Plant Biologist, Oklahoma State

The Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin August 2019. The ideal candidate will address fundamental questions in biology with research interests in plant secondary metabolism (broadly defined), including specialties such as biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and/or ethnobotany of plant secondary metabolites, or other related fields. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

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