Wanted: Ice Age Botanist

What: The BEAST Lab at UMaine is looking for an undergrad student to identify plant fragments (e.g., needles, seeds, acorn caps) from ice age deposits from the La Brea Tar Pits, as part of a project on ice age food webs. The project is based in Orono, ME.

Qualifications: Experience with plant identification is required. Work with microscopes, paleoecology, or the California flora is desired, but not required.

Position: This is a paid position, with flexible hours; we require a commitment of 20 to 40 hours a week through the summer. Start and end dates are flexible.

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, and contact info for three references to Jacquelyn Gill: jacquelyn.gill@maine.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately, until the position is filled.

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