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Assistant Curator (Fixed Term), Cambridge University Botanic Garden, UK

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This is a new post at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, funded by HEFCE, initially for five years. The post holder will be responsible for assisting in the curation of the living collections, especially through provision of taxonomic expertise. We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly energetic, passionate and team-oriented plant systematist, to improve our living collections, and to enhance the quality of taxonomic provision in the delivery of research, teaching, and conservation. The post holder will occupy a key position in the curation team, and be responsible for leading key components of curation such as taxonomic verification, and for developing new strands such as botanical expeditions and plant collecting.

 

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 5 years in the first instance.

 

The salary is £29,799-£38,833

 

For further information and to apply online for this vacancy, please go to http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15319/ . The closing date is 19th November 2017.  

 

For any questions relating to this recruitment please contact admin@botanic.cam.ac.uk

 

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