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Nutritionist 51 Week Appointment

In collaboration with Human Nutrition Research, Medical Research Council, Cambridge, we are seeking a Nutritionist to work on a project called Famine foods - filling the development and data gap.

We require an innovative and energetic person to help bridge the fields of human nutrition, botany and development/aid relief in East and North East Africa by researching the micronutrient content and value of dryland wild plants.

The main responsibilities will be to:

Candidates should have at least first degree level education in nutrition and demonstrably good knowledge of the issues surrounding nutrition, development and the operations of aid/relief in Africa.

Extensive experience of working in emergency food and relief situations is essential, as is excellent oral and written communication skills. A strong interest in natural resources is desirable.

Although the post holder reports to Kew, the actual place of work will be flexible.

Salary from £17,700 per annum.

Application form only, available from Personnel Dept., Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB. Telephone 020 8332 5184 or our 24 hour answerphone on 020 8332 5150. E-mail jobs@rbgkew.org.uk Please quote job ref 1154

Closing date: 28 September 2001

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Nutritionist 51 Week Appointment. Field Exchange 13, August 2001. p11. www.ennonline.net/fex/13/nutritionist