The primary role of the Director of Science is to set the strategic direction of the scientific activities of the Natural History Museum and to ensure that it meets its national and international responsibilities and the wider needs of society.
The Director of Science is responsible for
The role involves
Researching the ecological and genetic basis of diversification, using empirical, molecular and comparative methods, using approaches developed in the fields of ecology, behaviour, quantitative genetics and evolution and vertebrates, particularly birds as study organisms.
Discover more about what the Museum's scientists are discovering about the natural world by using the Museums's collections for their research.