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Herbarium -

The OSU Herbarium will be hiring 1-2 students to contribute to a project that will digitize specimens collected in Oklahoma and Texas. Digitization involves the imaging, data transcription, and georeferencing of each specimen and making these data available through a web portal. Student herbarium assistants will be involved in specimen processing, imaging, and transcription. Expected effort is 10 hr/wk and pay is $12/hr. For more information about the position and the application procedure, please contact Dr. Mark Fishbein, mark.fishbein@okstate.edu.

Undergraduate Fellowship in Botany -

The Betty and Richard Speairs, Jr. Fellowship in Botany is given through the Dept. of Plant Biology, Ecology & Evolution at Oklahoma State University. The fellowship offers undergraduate students training in field botany and herbarium curation, and the opportunity to conduct research in plant taxonomy. The recipient must be a full-time student who exhibits enthusiasm for his or her major and an interest in botany. He or she should have the potential and interest to pursue graduate studies and the desire to pursue a career in secondary or higher education. Juniors and seniors who have taken field botany and/or plant taxonomy will be given first consideration. The fellowship provides a stipend of $1,000 for one semester (approx. 10 hr/wk) or for the summer (approx. 15 hr/wk). The recipient will be trained in the OSU Herbarium and learn skills in the collection, preparation, and curation of plant specimens. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and résumé and arrange to have one letter of recommendation sent by January 31, 2020 to:

Dr. Mark Fishbein, Director
OSU Herbarium
Department of Plant Biology, Ecology & Evolution (PBEE)

If further information is needed, contact Dr. Fishbein at 744-4757 or by email.


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