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Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta Livestock Grazing Influences on Ecology, Soil Carbon, and Biodiversity on Canada’s Great Plains.
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Summer 2019

Vascular Plant Herbarium & Paleobotany Collection

  • Two positions
  • May 1 - August 31, 2019
  • $15.52/hour

Job Description

  • data entry
  • specimen curation
  • specimen imaging
  • field collection
  • plant identification
  • archival preparation, conservation and repair

Qualifications: Minimum two years of post secondary training in botany or related field with knowledge of botanical systematics and taxonomic nomenclature. The ideal candidate would pay meticulous attention to detail; have excellent research and written communication skills; have excellent computer skills including text, spreadsheets, data bases, internet research; be able to work independently and as a member of a team; and must be fluent in English.

Assets: Appreciation for the research value of natural history collections; an understanding of herbarium practices; plant identification experience. Knowledge of the MIMSY/Oracle database software environment; outdoor experience such as hiking and camping are assets.

As this position is dependent on funding through Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations. In order to be eligible candidates must be registered with YCW (, be returning post-secondary students, between the ages of 16 and 30 and be Canadian citizens or permanent residents entitled to work in Canada.

Interested individuals should submit their resume with 2 references by 29 March 2019 to:

Vascular Plant Herbarium

CW 405 Biological Sciences Bldg.

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9

Phone: (780) 492-5523 OR email:

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified persons, including those with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.