Job Opportunity

Aaron Liston listona at BCC.ORST.EDU
Fri Oct 15 16:47:24 CDT 1993


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Two curatorial assistant positions are available in the
Oregon State University Herbarium.  One position is full time,
the other is half-time.  Primary responsibilities include the
integration of the OSU and University of Oregon vascular plant,
bryophyte, and lichen herbaria into a newly installed mobile
storage system.  This will involve the specimen by specimen
comparison of the collections, assessment and de-accessioning of
duplicates, nomenclatural verification, and specimen re-filing.
These positions are funded for two years by the National Science
Foundation Research Collections in Systematics and Ecology
Program.  Minimum qualifications include a B.Sc. degree in
botany, biology, or related discipline and prior experience in
herbarium curation.  Although the majority of the work will
involve vascular plant curation, some lichen and bryophyte
curation is also required.  Applicants should submit a cover
letter stating interest in the full and/or half-time position, a
curriculum vitae and three letters of reference (have sent
directly) to:  Dr. Aaron Liston, Herbarium Director, Department
of Botany and Plant Pathology, Cordley Hall 2082, Oregon State
University, Corvallis, OR 97331-2902.  Closing date for the
receipt of applications is December 1, 1993.  Oregon State
University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer
and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.
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Aaron Liston                              E-mail: listona at bcc.orst.edu
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology     Tel: 503 737 5301
Cordley 2082                                 FAX: 503 737 3573
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-2902  USA

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