KEW ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS
Senior Research Leader – Spatial Analysis & Data Science
Full time, Permanent
Kew Gardens, Richmond
Kew is the world’s leading botanic gardens, at the forefront of plant and fungal science, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major visitor attraction.
We want a world where plants and fungi are understood, valued and conserved – because our lives depend on them.
We use the power of our science and the rich diversity of our gardens and collections to provide knowledge, inspiration and understanding of why plants and fungi matter to everyone.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead and manage an expert team within the Biodiversity Informatics and Spatial Analysis Department.
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual keen to build a strong research group and develop and deliver excellence in data analysis to support science at Kew.
Reporting to the Head of Biodiversity Informatics and Spatial Analysis, the post holder will be expected to use their cutting-edge analytical skills and experience to lead data analysis at Kew.
The role will best suit an individual who has experience of leading a team and who can use their expertise to help drive science at Kew. The post holder is responsible for their own grant-funded research project(s) within a discrete area of a wider research programme and will manage a small team responsible for providing spatial analysis and modelling services to support science. He/she will contribute to the overall running of the Science Directorate.
Salary will be £48,537 – £53,627 per annum, depending on skills and experience. We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a broad range of Learning and Development opportunities, with access to the Civil Service training curriculum, generous annual leave entitlement for new starters, family friendly policies, a choice of competitive pensions and flexible benefits scheme.
For full details on this role please visit our website link https://careers.kew.org/vacancy/senior-research-leader-spatial-analysis-data-science-369264.html from our website.
Closing date: 25 November 2018
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.