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Opportunities in plant systematics

Information on awards, grants, training and job opportunities in plant systematics will be posted here from time to time as they become available. If you would like information to be posted here, please email asbs@anbg.gov.au with the details.

Student assistance to attend ASBS conferences

www.anbg.gov.au/asbs/student.html

ABRS National Taxonomy Research Student Travel Bursary Program

www.anbg.gov.au/asbs/student.html

Hansjörg Eichler Awards

www.anbg.gov.au/asbs/hesrfund.html

Scholarships, fellowships and grants in plant systematics:

None currently advised.

Workshops & Training

XIIIth Australian Bryophyte Workshop

Flinders Ranges and Adelaide, South Australia
20–26 August 2016
Full details available at: http://bryology.ourplants.org/workshop-details

Job Vacancies

Collections Manager

National Herbarium of New South Wales, Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands , Sydney, Australia

The organisation is looking for someone with experience and passion for managing scientific collections and the data associated with them. The National Herbarium of New South Wales is the major centre for taxonomic and systematic botanical research in New South Wales and the collection of approximately 1.2 million plant specimens is one of the largest and most important in Australia. The Manager, Collections manages the physical and electronic curation of the National Herbarium of New South Wales, the Daniel Solander Library and the art collections of the Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands.

If you are interested in this role please visit http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/manager-collections-37805

For further information please contact Brett Summerell, Director Science & Conservation via email to brett.summerell@environment.nsw.gov.au or telephone +61 2 9231 8113.

Applications close: Friday 12 August 2016

Systematic Botanist [2 positions]

National Herbarium of New South Wales, Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands, Sydney, Australia

Two Systematic Botanists are being sought to join the Science and Conservation Branch of the Botanic Gardens & Centennial Parklands, Sydney, Australia. The Branch manages the National Herbarium of New South Wales, which is the major centre for taxonomic and systematic botanical research in New South Wales, and the collection of approximately 1.2 million plant specimens is one of the largest and most important in Australia.

Each Systematic Botanist will develop and manage an active, productive research program on the systematics of selected vascular or non-vascular plant groups, including preparing and publishing outcomes in various media, as well as managing the scientific curation of selected plant groups in the Herbarium and providing identification advice to clients.

If you are interested in one of these roles please visit http://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/viewjob/38360

For further information please contact Marco Duretto, Manager Plant Diversity via email at marco.duretto@rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au or telephone +61 2 9231 8080

Applications close: Thursday 25 August 2016

Vacation Studentships

None currently advised.

Student Internships

The Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research in Canberra runs a Student's Volunteer Botanical Internship Program in January–February each year. Applications for the 2016 program closed on Monday 23 November 2015. Applications for the 2017 program will be invited in late 2016 and this will be advertised here. For more information please visit http://www.cpbr.gov.au/intern.

Post Graduate Scholarships

None currently advised.

Post Docs

None currently advised.

 


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