University of London
Lectureship in Plant Biology
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Plant Biology to be appointed in
the School of Biological Sciences. Candidates with research interests in the
interactions of plants with biotic factors in the environment, including
pathogenic or non-pathogenic microorganisms, and/or abiotic factors involved in
stress responses, are particularly encouraged to apply. Experience in the
applicationof molecular and genetic techniques would be an advantage. However,
strong applicants from any field of plant environmental biology/ecology will be
fully considered, the main requirement being the ability to establish and
maintain a high quality research programme.
Royal Holloway offers a beautiful campus environment surrounded by attractive
countryside with a diversity of habitat types and within easy reach of central
London. The School of Biological Sciences has excellent technical and
biological service facilities. Initial ear-marked research funding will be
Salary will be on the Lecturer A scale (17,288-21,982, inclusive of London
Weighting), although for candidates of appropriate standing, the Lecturer B
scale (22,811-28,564 inclusive of London Weighting) will be considered.
Informal enquires should be directed to Professor John Bowyer (Head of School;
tel 01784 443803; fax 01784 434326, email j.bowyer at rhbnc.ac.uk) or Professor
Mike Throndyke (Director of Research; tel 01784 443766; fax 01784 434326, email
m. thorndyke at rhbnc.ac.uk).
An application form and further particulars are available from the Personnel
Officer, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 OEX (tel
01784 443030, fax 01784 473527, email m.ashburner at rhbnc.ac.uk).
We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Royal
Holloway, as part of the University of London, exists to promote education and
scholarship for the public benefit.