The Award Committee of the Phycological Society of America is soliciting nominations for one or more PSA Awards of Excellence. The PSA Award of Excellence is a career achievement award for a living phycologist. A list of previous awardees can be found here. Recipients of the Award of Excellence shall be chosen on the basis of their sustained scholarly contributions in, and impact on, the field of phycology, through a distinguished record of scholarly activity. Nominations will be welcomed for all fields of research/teaching on algae and also should highlight the candidates' service to PSA and/or other phycological societies.
Nomination packages should include a single nominating letter from a PSA member highlighting the reasons for the nomination. Four additional names and contact information must be submitted with the nomination letter to provide letters of support. The committee will contact referees directly. The candidate will be asked to provide a complete C.V. (including information relating to teaching and service). Previous nominees will be considered if new nomination materials are submitted. Inquires and/or materials should be directed to Tracy Villareal Chair, PSA Award of Excellence Committee, Marine Science Institute, University of Texas at Austin, 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373 USA. In order to receive full consideration for the Award that will be made at the 2011 annual meeting of the PSA, the complete nomination package must be received by January 20, 2011.