CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Agritech Business Development Manager

    • Work Area: BUSINESS SUPPORT
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £35,000
    • Overview of role:
      The key to agriculture having a positive global impact will be innovation – turning cutting edge scientific research into practical, workable solutions that feed billions of extra mouths from less land and smarter use of agrochemicals. Rothamsted Enterprises was set up in 2015 to achieve just that, by harnessing the world-renowned scientific expertise of Rothamsted Research to the disruptive power wielded by true agri-food visionaries, creating one of the most dynamic, vibrant and well-connected R&D communities found anywhere in Europe.

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  • Post-Doctoral Research Scientist - Soil Carbon Specialist

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details: £31350 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An opportunity exists to join the Strategic programme ‘Soils to Nutrition’ at Rothamsted Research which aims to understand nutrient cycling in arable and grassland systems at a range of scales. This post focuses on carbon cycling and seeks to employ a postdoctoral scientist with a thorough understanding of carbon cycling processes in soil and, ideally,someone who is highly skilled in using a suite of analytical and field techniques and advanced data analysis skills (e.g., using R, Matlab or similar).

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  • Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – Plant Biochemistry & Physiology

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £31350 to £32315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We seek a talented and motivated Post-Doc to join a team working to uncover the plastic responses of plants to abiotic stress. We offer a five-year fully funded position to participate in a European consortium that is working to elucidate fundamental mechanisms underlying plant plasticity in response to environmental change. Research activity will extend from the laboratory to the field; profiling the molecular, physiological and phenotypic response of diverse Camelina germplasm to heat and drought stress.

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  • Agricultural System Modeller

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details: £31,350 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      BBSRC has funded (through the UK government’s Global Challenges Research Fund, GCRF) Rothamsted Research, as part of a consortium led by Coventry University, to evaluate people-environment trade-offs through low-tech intensification of livestock management in communal grazing systems in South Africa. 

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  • Field Emissions Specialist (Maternity Cover)

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details: 29842
    • Overview of role:
      The BBSRC funded Institute Strategic programme ‘Soils to Nutrition’ at Rothamsted Research aims to understand nutrient cycling in arable and grassland systems at a range of scales and assess environmental impact of agriculture. For assessing losses to air, emissions are measured at a range of scales, from the laboratory to the field/farm and catchment scales.This post as a Field Scale Emissions Specialist involves setting up new field scale equipment on the North Wyke Farm Platform, specifically an Quantum Cascade Laser (Aerodyne) to carry out N2O emissions measurements and help in the maintenance of existing equipment.

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  • Data Scientist

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details:
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is recruiting a Data Scientist to work on the  ‘Environmental Futures & Big Data Impact Lab’, a collaborative project funded through ERDF to exploit the growth potential of ‘Environmental Futures’ and ‘Big Data’ Smart Specialisation sectors in the  South West (primarily Devon).

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  • Accounts Assistant

    • Work Area: Finance
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Enterprises have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Accounts Assistant to support the management team with all financial administration, analysis and reconciliation processes within a growing business. Rothamsted Enterprises was set up in 2015 as a conferencing and business venue in collaboration with Rothamsted Research, and provides conferencing, catering and functions such as weddings, proms and many other types of celebration. Main duties of the role would include: Be the first contact for all financial enquiries, including management of a finance email inbox. Provide invoicing to clients and tenants via KX and Decorous

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  • Soil Microbiologist/Bioinformatician

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details: £31,350 to £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is the largest agricultural research centre in the UK and the longest running agricultural research station in the world. A position has become available at our North Wyke site in Devon for a Bioinformatics Analyst in our Soils to Nutrition programme (www.rothamsted.ac.uk/projects/soil-nutrition-s2n#DETAIL-1), studying the integrated behaviour of soil-plant-microbe systems.

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  • Health and Safety Advisor

    • Work Area: Health and Safety
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315 p.a. (pro-rata)
    • Overview of role:
      An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Devon site for a Health and Safety Advisor to lead on health and safety at Rothamsted Research based in North Wyke Devon. This role will form part of the wider Health and Safety team, reporting to the Head of Health and Safety at Harpenden and the Head of site at North Wyke. You will be expected to work with autonomy advising on all aspects of Health and Safety across a complex research facility, where World-leading science is conducted alongside conventional agriculture, on our 350 ha livestock farms set in the heart of Devon.The ideal applicant will have: A relevant science degree

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