The Tasso Leventis Professorship of Biodiversity is now being advertised. The post has been created to set up and run an internationally recognised Institute of Biodiversity within the department of Zoology and as part of the James Martin 21st Century School, made possible by the 21st Century School Challenge, a $50 million matched funding offer by James Martin.
The new Professor will provide leadership in research and teaching in biodiversity; and teach aspects of the subject at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The 21st Century School’s matched funding will allow the incoming Professor also to appoint several five-year postdoctoral fellows and to establish a programme for meetings and visiting fellows in the new institute.
The application deadline is 19 April 2010. For further details, please see the University website or the School’s vacancy pages.