The Research Botanist will be responsible for coordinating an integrated research program of an epiphyte-rich vascular plant family in the Americas.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Conducts one or more independent research programs of an epiphyte-rich family of vascular plants focusing on the American tropics and subtropics.
• Participates in national and international botanical fieldwork for purposes of inventory classification, and conservation.
• Develops equitable collaborations with other institutions to promote science and conservation
• Regularly publishes articles in peer-reviewed scientific and popular journals and assists with in-house editorial duties.
• Assists with the development and curation of the Preserved and Living Collections, including the identification of specimens to the species level.
• Collaborates with the Development Department to seek funding from private and public sources to support/build the work.
• Assists with education-related activities, including serving as an advisor/mentor to students and interns.
• Participates in garden-wide activities, and helps to manage volunteer efforts.
• Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Vice President for Botany.
Closing date: Feb 1, 2023