OPPORTUNITY

Botany Technician - Great Basin Institute

The Great Basin Institute is recruiting an AmeriCorps member to assist the BLM Ecologist in Redding, CA with a wide variety of field and office tasks including vegetation surveys and monitoring, vegetation treatments, rangeland/grazing management projects, and post-fire stabilization treatments.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/botany-technician-great-basin-institute

Tenure track faculty/curator - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Applicants are sought for a permanent, tenure-track position as Curator of the Gary A. Fewless Herbarium (UWGB) and Assistant Professor of Biology at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The deadline to ensure consideration of application is Wednesday, 6 March 2019.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/tenure-track-facultycurator-university-of-wisconsin-green-bay

Plant Ecologist/Botanist (entry-level) - H. T. Harvey & Associates

An immediate opening in the Los Gatos office for a full-time, entry-level plant ecologist to conduct field studies, including plant community mapping, rare plant surveys, and wetland assessments and delineations, and prepare a variety of reports/technical studies, including biological resource reports, and natural resource management plans.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/plant-ecologistbotanist-entry-level-h-t-harvey-amp-associates

Global Genome Initiative for Gardens Internship

We are seeking applicants for an internship to assist with The Global Genome Initiative (GGI)’s effort to collect plant specimens and preserve genome quality tissues from the flora of Texas, emphasizing living collections in botanical gardens. Internship runs May-August 2019.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 February 2019

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/global-genome-initiative-for-gardens-internship

Assistant Professor, Plant Biologist/Botanist - Eastern Kentucky University

The Department of Biological Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a Plant Biologist/Botanist at the rank of Assistant professor. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position to begin August 15, 2019.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/assistant-professor-plant-biologistbotanist-eastern-kentucky-university

Conservation Geneticist - Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden seeks a dynamic conservation scientist with expertise in genetics to manage the Garden’s molecular lab and to bring genetics expertise to the Garden’s thriving conservation team.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2019/conservation-geneticist-rancho-santa-ana-botanic-garden

2019 ASPT Graduate Student Research Grants

ASPT is seeking applicants for the Society’s annual graduate student research grants competition. Support is available for both masters and doctoral students to conduct fieldwork, herbarium studies, and/or laboratory research in any area of plant systematics. Proposals will be funded on the basis of merit, regardless of the research area within systematics. Deadline: 28 Feb 2019

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2018/2019-aspt-graduate-student-research-grants

Flora of Pennsylvania Internship - Morris Arboretum

The Morris Arboretum and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University are seeking an intern for the Flora of Pennsylvania program. The intern will receive training and work experience in many aspects of managing collections in a major herbarium, and an opportunity to contribute to a modern state flora through a research project. Applications are strongly encouraged from individuals in minority groups.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2018/flora-of-pennsylvania-internship-morris-arboretum

Summer 2019 REU in Botany and Conservation Biology - Missouri Botanical Garden

Ten students will be chosen to participate in a ten-week program involving full-time work on an independent research project, with the guidance of a staff mentor, in addition to educational seminars, discussion sessions and field trips. Available projects deal with subjects including plant taxonomy, restoration ecology, conservation biology, plant morphology, and emerging crops. Application deadline is February 28, 2019.

Permalink: https://aspt.net/news-blog/2018/summer-2019-reu-in-botany-and-conservation-biology-missouri-botanical-garden