CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Electron Microscopist in Biological Sciences

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £31,350 - £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Electron Microscopy specialistRothamsted Research's bioimaging facility (https://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/bioimaging) is looking for an enthusiastic and driven electron microscopy specialist to join the team.DescriptionThe Rothamsted Bioimaging facility provides world-class microscopy services to the researchers at Rothamsted Research, their collaborators, as well as external clients.

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  • Research Scientist – Molecular Agroecologist for Next Generation IPM

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £37,890 - £41,438 per annum
    • Overview of role:
       Ecological approaches to insect pest management (IPM) in arable systems are urgently needed to reduce insecticide use and achieve ‘green’ sustainable farming goals which include protection of biodiversity.  To help meet these challenges, Rothamsted is expanding its Insect IPM team to progress ‘Next Generation’ Integrated Pest Management Strategies.  We have an exciting opportunity for a senior research scientist (molecular biologist), preferably with ecological experience, to develop new tools and understanding in insect detection, identification, spatio-temporal distribution and interactions towards effective conservation biocontrol. 

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  • Gardener

    • Work Area: Farms
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Salary from £18,841
    • Overview of role:
      The Gardens Team at Rothamsted Harpenden site are recruiting for 2 passionate and enthusiastic Gardeners to support our work across the campus, our commercial properties and rejuvenation plans in the historic grounds of Rothamsted Manor. Working as part of a small, dedicated team we can offer a varied role. This post is initially for a 3 year fixed term, attracting a salary from £18,841 per annum, dependent on your qualifications and experience. The role will involve working all year round, 37 hours per week.  The gardening team work a 5 day week - no weekend work required and with an early finish on a Friday afternoon. 

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  • Scientific Technician- Laboratory Support

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £18,841 to £20,807 pro rata for part time
    • Overview of role:
      The Sustainable Soil and Crops/Plant Sciences and the Bio economy Strategic Areas are recruiting a Technician to provide essential support to Science colleagues, based in the modern Centenary Building in Harpenden, working alongside our current Technician within the area.

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  • Building Services Engineer

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon, UK
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research are currently looking for a Building Services Engineer to join our Facilities team at our North Wyke site, near Okehampton.  The position would suit an individual looking to further their career in the built environment.The successful candidate will assist the Facilities Manager and the wider Facilities team in providing high-quality professional FM support to the North Wyke estate. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the estate is and remains statutory compliant, performing planned preventative maintenance on plant and services according to SFG20 schedules, and responding to all reactive work orders within agreed SLAs.

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  • Sous Chef

    • Work Area: Catering
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: From £28,000 per annum (FTE, prorated for part time hours)
    • Overview of role:
      Do you have a passion for cooking, but are fed up with the long hours ? Are you keen to showcase your passion for hospitality in an environment that cares about its employees?Maybe we can work together!Rothamsted Enterprises have three catering premises on site at Harpenden, from our café open to the public, a large conference centre that can accommodate up to 500 guests and our recently launched grade 1 listed Manor as an events venue.  

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  • Transformation Programme Manager

    • Work Area: Directorate
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Salary ranging from £37,890 to £41,438
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is a world leading agricultural research institute that works both nationally and globally. Rapid advances at the frontiers of bioscience and digital technology are driving changes in traditional research methodologies enabling us to have a bigger impact. Growth along our strategic trajectory requires that we purse a programme of rapid transformation and recruitment.

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  • Bio Data Curator

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research has been collecting using and re-using agricultural research data for over 175 years. Today, Rothamsted produces data across a diverse range of disciplines, from molecular to landscape scales and low to high throughputs. To address the challenges for managing and reusing these data, and help our scientists to maximise their impact, Rothamsted Research is seeking new Bio Data Curator to join the Research Data and Systems team. We are especially keen to hear from candidates with experience in molecular omics or bioimaging data management. Your Role

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