Fwd: Position: Botanist

Susan Therese Meiers ST-Meiers at wiu.edu
Wed Mar 19 04:53:39 EST 2003


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Botanist
Circa £19,500 per annum
Ref 643
The Royal Horticultural Society's Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK.

The Botany Department is one of three scientific departments devoted to the
study of horticulture. The Department is a leading authority on the taxonomy
of plants in cultivation and is based around an active herbarium of over
80,000 specimens.
We need a botanist to join our team to support the plant identification and
botanical advisory service as well as to assist in the development of the
RHS database of plant names. You will also contribute to a programme of
research into the taxonomy and nomenclature of cultivated plants.
You should hold a BSc or higher degree in Botany or Horticulture, have a
sound understanding of taxonomy and genetics relating to cultivated plants.
You will also need a good knowledge of the British garden flora and a
practical understanding of gardening.
For further information and an application form please e-mail
recruitment at rhs.org.uk quoting reference number 643.
The closing date for applications is Friday 11th April.
http://www.rhs.org.uk/about/vacancies.asp

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