Jobs

  • Deadline: Monday, September 23, 2019 - 12:00
    Employer: Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    Contract Duration: Fixed Term 2 Years
    Contract Type: Full-time (36.5 hours)
    Salary: £22,417- £25,941

    Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's extensive scientific holdings of natural history, which are used for research, teaching, and public engagement with science. The Museum's Life Collections includes five million entomological specimens, with 30,000 catalogued types, and constitutes a globally leading entomology collection. The zoology collections contain 300,000 specimens, including over 1,000 type and figured specimens.

    A Collections Assistant is required to work within Life Collections for a two-year period providing secondment cover. They will...

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  • Deadline: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 00:00
    Employer: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
    Contract Duration: Permanent
    Contract Type: Full Time
    Salary: £25,456 to £28,008 per annum

    Kew’s Economic Botany Collection holds over 100,000 useful plant raw materials and products, ranging from ancient Egyptian wreaths to modern herbal medicines.

    The Collections Manager has a crucial role in ensuring high standards of curation, and in supporting its very active research, loans and public engagement programme.

    Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.

    We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives...

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