Quality Assurance Officer

Deadline: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 00:00
Employer: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Contract Duration: Fixed term (until 31 March 2026)
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £26,500 - £28,912

We are seeking to appoint three individuals with high attention to detail and experience of transcribing and imaging natural history or museum specimens to assist with the development and documentation of quality assurance protocols. They will also be responsible for reporting where digital outputs of Herbarium or Fungarium specimens do not meet agreed standards.

Essential skills and experience required for this role include: the ability to check image and data quality against defined standards; the ability to write protocols; a competent understanding of taxonomy, nomenclature, and geography; and excellent IT skills.

The salary will be £26,500 - £28,912 per annum (pro rata), depending on skills and experience.