Full Time Research Associate – Floristics, Denver Botanic Gardens

Denver, CO

Organization: Denver Botanic Gardens

Duties: Responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operations of the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium (KHD) and building the collection through targeted botanical surveys. This position will take a primary role in botanical survey project development, oversight, and quality control. Job duties include logistical planning, preparation and execution, report writing, grant proposals, data analysis, volunteer coordination, and data management.

Desired qualifications: Master’s degree (M.A.) or at least five years of experience in botany, taxonomy, biology, ecology, environmental sciences or related area.  Knowledge of botanical nomenclature and plant systematics, database management, global position systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS), and Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access) are essential. Working knowledge of the flora of Colorado and/or western North America and experience conducting botanical surveys is required. Experience curating specimens is desirable. Must possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, needs excellent time management skills, good interpersonal skills, and capable of supervising and working with staff and volunteers.  

Salary/pay: $18 per hour

Link to more information: Read the full posting.

How to apply: Send resume and/or application to Human Resources, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206, or email your resume to hr@botanicgardens.org.