CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Director of Estate Facilities and Scientific Services

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: Competitive
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research requires new leadership to provide strategic direction and high-level management of the facilities and services that support our world leading research. The Director of Estate Facilities and Scientific Services will have responsibility across all our sites, reporting to the Rothamsted Director CEO, and providing support to the Director CEO of the Lawes Agricultural Trust on estate matters.

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  • Agricultural System Modeller

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £31,350 - £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is seeking an agricultural systems scientist to develop a computer simulation model of the effects of soil compaction by farm animals on the cycling and losses of nutrients from livestock farming. The successful candidate will work in a small team that manages a regional systems model of agriculture (arable and livestock) that estimates production and environmental impacts both locally and at larger scales in the UK. Water and nutrients run off compacted soil more readily, so polluting surface waters or causing floods downstream.

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  • Leaders in Research and Innovation

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: All
    • Salary details: Competitive
    • Overview of role:
      OPPORTUNITIES FOR INSPIRING, PROFESSORIAL-LEVEL LEADERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONRothamsted Research (www.rothamsted.ac.uk) seeks energetic and creative individuals with excellent records in science and/or innovation to provide inspirational high-level leadership to help develop and deliver the transformative approaches needed to address the challenges currently facing farming and food production.  We are open to any specific areas of expertise, although relevant experience in one or more of the following topics would be considered beneficial: Net zero and climate-resilient farming systems Protecting crops and protecting and improving the environment

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  • Post-Doctoral Research Scientist - Carbohydrate Biochemist

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £31,350 to £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An experienced plant carbohydrate biochemist is required to carry out/develop analytical approaches to determine the quantity and composition of the cell wall polysaccharides (dietary fibre) present in rice germplasm selected for its diverse polyphenol content.  It is essential the candidate should have a strong background in analytical carbohydrate biochemistry specifically in ion chromatography. Experience of ELISA and mass spectrometry is also preferred.  The appointee will contribute to overall "Supernutrientrice" project and will be expected to collate data and present results to international project partners in Thailand and the Philippines and the UK. 

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