Scientific research position at RBG Edinburgh: Flora of Arabia/SW Asia Floristic Researcher

Mark at Mark at
Mon Feb 14 11:42:07 CST 2005

The following is one of three positions recently advertised in the last
issue of Nature (see also the RBGE website

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Flora of Arabia/SW Asia Floristic Researcher

The Science Division of RBGE explores and explains the world of plants by
increasing knowledge and understanding of plants, and by communicating this
knowledge. Vacancies have arisen for the following pensionable Band D

The salary range is £20,587 - £26,763 per annum.

You will write and edit family and generic accounts for the Flora of the
Arabian Peninsula and Soqotra and oversee the development of the Arabian
electronic dataset. You will also seek funding and research opportunities
generally within SW Asia and particularly within the Arabian Peninsula.

Candidates should hold a degree in Botany or related subject. An MSc and /
or PhD in a taxonomically related subject are desirable. Experience in
Flora writing is essential. Informal enquiries can be made to Mr Tony
Miller, Tel: 0131 248 2822, email t.miller at

Further information and application details for all posts can be obtained

Sandra Gilmour,
Personnel Department,
20a Inverleith Row,
Edinburgh EH3 5LR,
Tel: 0131 248 2803,
or email s.gilmour at

to whom applications by CV with a covering letter giving the names and
addresses of three professional referees, should be sent by Monday 7 March

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