Jobs in Botany

This page displays details of roles in botany, or involving botanical knowledge, at a range of skill levels across the sector. Organisations advertising posts for botanists are encouraged to send details to to be shared here. Please note that adverts are shared without review or endorsement – rather to offer networking connections for the botanical community.

For staff vacancies at BSBI, please visit our Vacancies page.

Professor of Plant Ecology sought at Univ. Cambridge

Details here. Closing date: 1st August.

Assistant Forum Editor sought for New Phytologist

Details here. Closing date: 10th July.

Lecturer in Ecology & Environmental Management (maternity cover) sought in Edinburgh

Details here. Closing date: 17th July.

Curator sought in London

The Natural History Museum, London, is currently recruiting for a permanent curator/senior curator in the British and Irish Herbarium. Mark Carine, Principal Curator-in-Charge of the Algae, Fungi and Plants Division at the Museum, said "This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for British and Irish plants to drive forward the development of this large and important collection. We are open to recruiting at either curator or senior curator level, the expectation being that the latter will have more collections management experience and be more established in their career".

The details are here, the closing date is 15th July at 9a.m. and Mark encourages anyone who is interested to contact him for a chat about the role.

Senior Curator sought in Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff is advertising for a Senior Curator, Botany and Biodiversity Co-ordinator. Details are here: Closing date: 6th July.

Herbarium Collections Assistant sought by RBG Kew

This is a 6-month contract for a part-time post, based at RBG Kew in Richmond. Details here. Closing date: 3rd July.