Graduate Student Assistant (M.S.)

Website University of Colorado Denver

M.S. Program in Plant Taxonomy and Systematics emphasizing the flora of the Rocky Mountains

The Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado Denver is partnering with Research and Conservation at Denver Botanic Gardens to provide graduate student training in plant taxonomy and systematics. At this time, we seek applicants to fill 1-2 positions beginning in Fall 2021. Successful applicants will complete the requirements for the M.S. under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Ackerfield and Dr. Leo P Bruederle. As part of the two-year program, students will receive training tailored to their professional goals to include pedagogy and science education, plant taxonomy and systematics, genomics and bioinformatics, and/or field botany and collections management. Competitive support is being provided by funding from the Alice Eastwood Partnership and Denver Botanic Gardens. Applicants should demonstrate high academic performance, undergraduate research experience, dedication to the program, and a genuine commitment to a career in the plant sciences, emphasizing native plants. To learn more, contact or and visit Application deadline: 1 December 2020.

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