simon thornton wood
simontw at RHS.ORG.UK
Tue Apr 10 15:47:07 CDT 2001
The RHS Botany Department based at Wisley Garden, is one of three expanding
scientific departments devoted to the study of horticulture. The Botany
Department is a leading authority on the taxonomy of plants in cultivation
and hosts the Society's Horticultural Database.
Senior Horticultural Database Administrator
circa £20,000 p.a.
We currently seek a Senior Database Administrator to oversee data
management, system development and staff training for the RHS Horticultural
Database. With a team of three, the post-holder will work to support the
diverse information needs of our garden and herbarium collections,
publications (including the RHS Plant Finder and ambitious website plans),
and Advisory Service.
This is a demanding role for which applicants should hold a BSc in Botany,
Horticulture or a closely related subject, with excellent computer literacy
skills and experience of database management in a life sciences environment.
The ability to maintain a methodical approach to work under pressure is
Please send an A5 sae for further details and an application form to:
Katrina Milburn, Recruitment Manager, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
Completed applications to be received by 27 April 2001.
Please note that applicants should be eligible to work in the UK
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