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Regius Professorship of Botany


The Board of Electors to the Regius Professorship of Botany invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in plant biology and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence. They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration. The Professor will be based in Cambridge. A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Further information is available at: http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/professorships or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email: ibise@admin.cam.ac.uk).

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 15 March 2019.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Alison Smith, Head of Department of Plant Sciences and Convenor of Board of Electors, telephone: +44 (0)1223 333900, email: as25@cam.ac.uk.

Please quote reference PD17932 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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