CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Food and Beverage Assistant

    • Work Area: Catering
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £18,000
    • Overview of role:
      Do you love giving great customer service?  If so,then we have the perfect role for you…! The conference centre at the Rothamsted Research campus, Harpenden has an exciting and interesting new role for a Food and Beverage Assistant who is passionate about their food and quality of service.   As Food and Beverage Assistant you will work as part of a flexible team providing front of house service in the food and beverage areas – Staff Restaurant and our Innovation Café. This role will also require preparation of the restaurant for service and closing procedures, including cashing up at the end of the day.  

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  • Conference Centre Business Development Manager

    • Work Area: Conferencing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £35,000
    • Overview of role:
      Are you a high energy individual who thrives under pressure and are looking to be part of our friendly and dynamic team as we prepare to realise our business potential?  If so, then we want to talk to you…! This is an exciting time to join our small and friendly team at our beautiful state of the art conference centre as our next  Conference Centre Business Development Manager.  Our facilities include our state of the art conference centre, 200 seater staff restaurant and grade I listed Manor House that has not yet been launched to the commercial market.  

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  • Handyperson/Storesperson

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: 18,841 to 20,807
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting and varied new role for a Handy Person / Stores Person to work in our Facilities team at Rothamsted Research. This full-time role will receive, check and subsequently issue a variety of goods received by the institute. This involves not only manual work, but also using equipment provided, such as a forklift truck.  Attention to detail is required in order to accurately record data using appropriate systems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential as this role frequently interacts both with other members of the department, but also with staff throughout the Institute at all levels.

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  • Climate Change Entrepreneurship Programme Manager

    • Work Area: SCIENCE
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £40,000 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Would you like to be an integral part of an exciting new programme that will combine science excellence with entrepreneurial thinking to develop solutions to the problems of climate change associated with agriculture?We are seeking an experienced Programme Manger to provide the operational, managerial and general administrative support required for the leadership team to deliver an effective entrepreneurship programme to develop innovative enterprises with potential for high impacts on climate change. 

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  • Scientific Technician - Biochemistry

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 to £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      A Scientific Technician - Biochemistry is required to join the wheat grain quality group, specifically to assist in the analysis of cell wall polysaccharides which affect processing, diet and health. Expertise in analytical biochemistry, preferably carbohydrate analysis, is therefore required.  

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  • Post Doctoral Research Scientist - Enteric Methane Emissions

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: 29,842 - 32,315
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is seeking to appoint to a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist based at the North Wyke site in Devon, to work on the measurement and modelling of enteric methane emissions from the beef cattle (and potentially sheep) production on the North Wyke Farm Platform.  

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  • Livestock Technician

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: 24225 - 26573
    • Overview of role:
        We are seeking a livestock technician to work as part of our small and friendly team at our Rothamsted Research, North Wyke site near Okehampton, Devon. This role requires an individual with a proven track record in cattle husbandry, tractor driving experience to include yard work (feeding & bedding) and field work (fertilising, spraying, dung spreading, silage making).

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  • Scientific Technician - Laboratory Analyst

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 to £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An opportunity has arisen for a Laboratory Analyst to join the Analytical Chemistry team in the Computational and Analytical Sciences Department. The post will be responsible for sample preparation, performing digestions and extractions of soil and plant material and instrumental analysis. Main duties will include; sample weighing, analytical grade washing, using documented methods for acid digestion and extraction, pH measurements, sample analysis using a range of analytical equipment/instrumentation and data presentation.

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  • Events Team Leader

    • Work Area: Conferencing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £20,000 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Are you passionate about delivering great food and quality service? If so read on….The Conference Centre team at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, (RoCRE) have a varied and interesting new role for an Events Team Leader. This is an exciting time to join our team as we gear up to increase the occupancy of our beautiful facilities. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about the events industry, excited about joining a growing business and who thrives in a fast-paced ever-changing environment!

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