2nd May 2013

Opportunity: Research and Engagement Officer at GARNet

Fixed term contract: ends November 2014

£27,854 per annum

This will be a demanding and intellectually stimulating role that calls for a keen interest in the practice and communication of plant science. You will have a PhD in an area of life sciences (or equivalent) along with proven scientific writing and communication skills. You should also have a high level of computer literacy and excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge of plant science would be desirable. A willingness to travel to national events as required is also essential. 

To find out more about GARNet, go to our website:

Your duties will include:

  • To support the GARNet team in the promotion and establishment of interactions between and amongst plant scientists, funders, policy makers and stakeholders
  • To provide relevant information, events and funding news to the UK plant science community
  • To maintain an up to date knowledge of the UK plant science sphere
  • The promotion of plant science at the national and international level to specialist and non-specialist audiences

For more information and to apply, go to: