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Collections Coordinator

This is a new post at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden (CUBG).

The collections at Cambridge University Botanic Garden are at the heart of our identity, helping to drive the University's pursuit of excellence in education, learning and research.

The post holder will play a key part in integrating and coordinating our collections with each other, with the University, and with external stakeholders.

The post holder will support curation of the collections with a focus on coordinating the management and utilisation of the different collections: living, herbarium, seed, and archives.

The post holder will accelerate the integration and management of our herbarium and living collections, seed collection and seed bank development, and the acquisition of high-quality material through botanical expeditions and plant collecting.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and team-oriented individual who is experienced and knowledgeable about plants, plant science, plant conservation, and collections.

A keen and active interest in plant taxonomy and systematics, evidenced by graduate and/or post-qualifications is highly desirable.

Please see Further Particulars for role information and Person Specification

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The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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