Dos ofertas de trabajo para botánicos ~

11 de octubre de 2007

Dos ofertas de trabajo para botánicos

I have two positions vacant for persons interested in plant propagation
and/or restoration ecology.

Greenhouse Technician/Horticulturalist
Coordinate and execute Native Plant Nursery activities associated with all
phases of raising plants for restoration projects. Duties include
germinating seeds, growing plants, maintaining greenhouse space. Other
duties include purchasing supplies and maintaining inventory, as well as
assisting with research projects.
A successful applicant will have a Bachelor's degree or High School Diploma
(GED) and relevant experience. Demonstrated experience in horticulture,
greenhouse management, or similar will be preferred. This is a full-time
position. Starting salary is commensurate with experience. The position is
available immediately and will remain open until filled.

PhD Graduate Assistantship - Marine Botany
The Department of Coastal Sciences at the University of Southern
Mississippi is requesting applications from highly qualified students for
its PhD program in coastal ecosystems with a focus in marine botany. The
Department of Coastal Sciences is located at the Gulf Coast Research
Laboratory ( in Ocean Springs, MS on the Gulf of
Our research activities center around the propagation and germination of a
variety of seagrass and saltmarsh species in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Plants will be used for local coastal restoration projects planned by state
and federal agencies as part of Hurricane Katrina recovery activities.
Research projects could include aspects of plant reproduction and early
life-history, photo-physiology using PAM fluorescence, and/or genetic
analyses of population variability. Current research projects can be viewed
Successful applicants will be provided a full-time Research Assistantship
with a tuition waiver. Candidates should possess a relevant BS degree with
experience or MS when applying for the PhD program. The position is
available January 2008.

Interested individuals should contact:
Dr. Patrick Biber
Assistant Professor, Marine Botany
University of Southern Mississippi
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
703 East Beach Drive
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
tel: +1 (228) 872 4200

Find your job here