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Lecturer Position in Botany and Plant Science at Galway

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NUI Galway are looking to appoint a new Lecturer in Botany and Plant Sciences. The deadline is 17:00 GMT, June 18, 2015.

Applications are invited from motivated and talented individuals for an appointment as a permanent Lecturer in the School of Natural Sciences at NUI Galway. Applications from candidates with an internationally competitive research and teaching background in Plant Ecology are welcome. Candidates should have a strong foundation in basic and/or applied aspects of terrestrial plant ecology with an emphasis on field-based research.

The School, which includes the Disciplines of Biochemistry, Botany & Plant Science, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Microbiology and Zoology, runs a number of BSc programmes (including Environmental Science, Earth & Ocean Sciences, Marine Science) and taught MSc programmes (including Biodiversity & Land-use Planning; Sustainable Resource Management: Policy & Practice (with the University of Limerick). Members of the School also contribute to the University’s Research Institutes, including the Ryan Institute for Environmental, Marine, and Energy Research and the National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science.

The appointed lecturer will contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes of the School within the area of plant ecology. The appointee should have good interpersonal skills and be prepared to collaborate with colleagues within the Discipline (Botany and Plant Science), School (e.g. Environmental Science, Earth and Ocean Science, Zoology, Marine Science), University, nationally and internationally.
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For informal enquiries, please contact: Dr Dagmar Stengel,

Zoë Popper

Dr Popper is a Lecturer above the bar (Botany and Plant Science) at NUI Galway, and handling editor for Annals of Botany and BMC Plant Biology.

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