Two Oregon Flora Project positions

Aaron Liston listona at BCC.ORST.EDU
Thu Oct 25 13:06:42 CDT 2001


Two Oregon Flora Project positions:

POSITION #1 TITLE: Faculty Research Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Available: position for a Faculty Research
Assistant with the primary duties as a Taxonomic database specialist to
work on the Oregon Flora Project.  Primary goals of the Oregon Flora
Project (www.oregonflora.org) are to produce an online identification
manual, distribution atlas, and photograph gallery of Oregon vascular
plants.  Primary responsibilities include assistance with species
occurrence and morphology database design and documentation; development
of authority files and lookup tables; acquisition, evaluation and
formatting of data from a wide variety of sources and data formats; and
specimen identification.  This 12-month fixed-term appointment includes
an annual salary of $30,000 plus university benefits; renewal beyond the
first year is at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Botany
and Plant Pathology.

QUALIFICATIONS: The incumbent must have an M.S. in Botany or related
field, experience using database software, good communication skills in
English and the ability to work well independently as well as in team
efforts.  Research experience in plant taxonomy and background in plant
identification are desirable.

CLOSING DATE: For full consideration apply by November 15, 2001.

POSITION AVAILABLE:  December 1, 2001.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Submit application [letter of intent, curriculum
vitae, copy of transcripts, and the names, mailing and email addresses,
and phone numbers of three references.] to: Dr. Scott Sundberg, Faculty
Research Assistant Position # 1, Department of Botany and Plant
Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-2902.  For
further information contact Dr. Scott Sundberg at
(sundbers at bcc.orst.edu, or 541-737-4338).

OSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy
of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

POSITION #2 TITLE: Faculty Research Assistant

POSITION DESCRIPTION:   Faculty Research Assistant whose  primary duties
will include database quality control and  data entry supervision to
work on the Oregon Flora Project (www.oregonflora.org).  Primary
responsibilities include design and implementation of quality control
procedures; training and supervision of student data entry personnel;
review of plant specimen identifications; and library research.   This
12-month fixed-term appointment includes an annual salary range of
$22,000 to $23,000 plus university benefits; renewal beyond the first
year is at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Botany and
Plant Pathology.

QUALIFICATIONS: The incumbent must have a B.S. in Botany or Biology and
good communication skills in English and the ability to work well
independently as well as in team efforts.  Experience in supervision,
using database software, plant identification, and conducting library
research desirable.

CLOSING DATE: For full consideration apply by November 15, 2001.

POSITION AVAILABLE:  December 1, 2001.

APPLICATION MATERIALS: Submit application [letter of intent, curriculum
vitae, copy of transcripts, and the names, mailing and email addresses,
and phone numbers of three references.] to: Dr. Scott Sundberg, Faculty
Research Assistant Position # 2, Department of Botany and Plant
Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331-2902.  For
further information contact Dr. Scott Sundberg at
(sundbers at bcc.orst.edu, or 541-737-4338).

OSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy
of being responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.




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