The University of Cambridge invites applications for the post of Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.
The Director sets the strategic direction of research and outreach activities in the CUBG so that they are relevant, of international quality and with impact in areas of scholarship and/or policy.
He/she also ensures that the collections, facilities and estate are well cared for and accessible. He/she will be a scientific leader of international standing and an eminent researcher with an internationally recognised track record in relevant plant sciences.
The Director of the Botanic Garden replaces Professor J S Parker, who retired at the end of 2010. The new Director will be expected to build on the advances made by Professor Parker to ensure that the national and international reputation of the Botanic Garden continues to rise.
Further information is available from the link left or contact the Academic Secretary, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), to whom a supporting statement which addresses the criteria set out in the candidate specification should be sent, together with details of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, a publications list and form CHRIS/6 (parts 1 & 3 only with details of three referees) so as to reach him no later than 3 July 2012.
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Head of the Department of Plant Sciences (email@example.com ) or Professor Keith Richards, Chair of the CUBG Syndicate (firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Quote Reference: PE17241,Closing Date: 3 July 2012