Undergraduate Position Available Immediately for Fall Semester
The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology (HAO) project is looking for a student interested in learning biodiversity informatics, library science, entomology, imaging and scientific illustrating techniques, modern museum studies and Web design.
Hours are flexible, but will be between 8am-5pm. Salary: $8.50 per hour (10-15 hours a week)
Responsibilities may include: * extraction of data from historical/scientific texts (primary responsibility) * testing and design of Web-based tools for outreach (i.e., educating non-scientists about insects, insect anatomy, and biodiversity informatics) * development of visual/semantic Web interfaces for novel rapidly growing dataset * learning light microscopy imaging techniques * learning and illustrating Hymenoptera anatomy (i.e., what the body parts of ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies are called)