[Taxacom] Job opportunities in Kew's Biodiversity Informatics & Spatial Analysis department

nicky nicolson nicky.nicolson at gmail.com
Sat Aug 1 17:24:00 CDT 2015


Hello,
We've just advertised four posts (three of them permanent) in the newly
created Biodiversity Informatics & Spatial Analysis department at RBG Kew (
http://bit.ly/kew-bisa)
Summaries below, further details and online applications here:
http://careers.kew.org
Deadline is end of August. Please do forward to anybody who may be
interested.
cheers,
Nicky

*Lead Biodiversity Informatician *(Full time, permanent)
Biodiversity Informatics (BI) needs a lead software developer! This is an
exciting time to join a newly established Biodiversity Informatics and
Spatial Analysis Science Department at Kew. The post holder will provide
technical oversight and expertise to science staff, stakeholders and
collaborators, and will be expected to engage in, oversee and deliver
projects of great impact to scientists, managers, users and stakeholders at
Kew enabling them to work better through the application of modern,
innovative solutions and technologies. The post holder will help to shape
biodiversity informatics establishing it as a science at Kew and will be
responsible for their own grant funded research project (BI) within a
discrete area of a wider research programme.
https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/lead-biodiversity-informatician-227164.html


*Lead Developer (Web) *(Full time, permanent)
Kew’s scientific vision is to document and understand global plant and
fungal diversity and its uses, bringing authoritative expertise to bear on
the critical challenges facing humanity today; online dissemination is
crucial to this.The role offers an incredible opportunity for the right
candidate to oversee the transformation of Kew science web pages and
maximise the impact of our knowledge and data. Working with the Director of
Science and the senior managers, the post holder will facilitate the
disseminate of our scientific knowledge of plants and fungi, maximising its
impact in science, education, conservation policy and management.
https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/lead-developer-web-227169.html

*Research Leader - Data Science & Curation *(Full time, permanent.)
This is an exciting time to join a newly established Biodiversity
Informatics and Spatial Analysis Science Department at Kew. We are seeking
to build on our existing plant and fungal names curatorial expertise,
enhancing it to become a high profile research function. The post holder
will develop data driven research and lead a small but expert curatorial
team.
​
https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/research-leader-data-science-curation-227167.html

*Content Digitiser - Plants of the World Online Portal Project *(Full time, 18
month contract)
This is an exciting time to join a newly established Biodiversity
Informatics and Spatial Analysis Science Department at Kew. The
Biodiversity Informatics team is undertaking an ambitious new project to
deliver an online global resource for plants: the Plants of the World
Online Portal (POWOP). The project is high profile and innovative and the
team requires a motivated, enthusiastic content digitiser to help us
deliver.


Nicky Nicolson
Senior Research Leader, Biodiversity Informatics
http://bit.ly/kew-science-nicky
+44-20-8332-5712


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