CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Senior Specialist in Metabolite Characterisation and Analysis

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £37,890- £41,438 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      A Senior Scientific Specialist is required to undertake metabolomic data analysis, metabolite characterisation and structural annotation. The post holder will join the Metabolomics Facility at Rothamsted Research, which currently sits within the Molecular Discovery Group of the Computational and Analytical Sciences Department. The facility supports a wide range of plant science projects for internal and external customers, across a wide range of plant species and biological areas. The facility was established in 2003 and undertakes large scale metabolite analysis using a multiple spectroscopic techniques.

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  • Gardener - Horticultural

    • Work Area: Farms
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £18,841- £20,807 dependent on experience
    • Overview of role:
      Are you looking for the opportunity to work in historic grounds? Are you passionate about creative gardening?  This exciting new opportunity has become available within the Gardens Team for a passionate and enthusiastic gardener to support rejuvenation plans in the historic grounds of Rothamsted Manor, and across the Rothamsted Research Institute.This role will provide vital support in achieving our design plans in the grounds of Rothamsted Manor including work on herbaceous borders, formal bedding, rose arch, formal hedges, lawns and a walled garden.

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  • Industry Grant Development Manager

    • Work Area: Grant Support
    • Location: All
    • Salary details: £37,890-£41,438 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is looking to increase its impact through business engagement regionally, nationally, and internationally. To support this, we are seeking an Industry Grant Development Manager, based in the Research Grants Team as part of the wider Research and Innovation Grants Office (RIGO). This post will engage with, and support, staff across all departments and grades to help secure funding for collaborative R&D, translation, co-innovation, and industry-led projects through: Developing and maintaining our grant funding relationships with industry, Building new grant funded collaborations that lead to joint projects

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  • Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – Soil Diffusivity

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £31,350 to £32,315 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research are recruiting a post-doctoral Research Scientist is available in the Soil Physics group .  The post holder will investigate the role of gas diffusivity in the reduced pore space of compacted soils in relation to the accumulation of hormone ethylene in the root tissues of various wheat lines. The post holder will carry out the laboratory experiments of comparing the development of ethylene-insensitive wheat lines and control lines under various level of abiotic stresses, and therefore test a hypothesis that the increased level of ethylene can hamper the growth of wheat roots.

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  • Knowledge Exchange Manager

    • Work Area: Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £37,890 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research, in collaboration with AHDB, is looking for a dynamic and energetic individual with a good knowledge of science and farming to help facilitate opportunities to bring scientists and stakeholders together to exchange ideas, knowledge, and expertise to maximise the benefit of our research.

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  • Postdoctoral Researcher – Plant Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £31350 to £32315
    • Overview of role:
      We have a good opportunity for a Postdoctoral Researcher – Plant Biochemistry/Molecular Biology in the plant proteostasis group in the Plant Sciences Department at Rothamsted Research.  The post is funded by a BBSRC Transformation Program project ‘New regulators of iron homeostasis in plants’, that aims to understand the mechanism by which iron homeostasis is dysregulated in an Arabidopsis mutant. The potential processes include protein degradation, plant hormone biosynthesis and transcriptional regulation. The goal is to confirm the key players involved in the processes and clarify the hierarchy of different players.

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  • Molecular Plant Pathology Technician

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £24225 to £26573
    • Overview of role:
      An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced researcher to work in a new cross disciplinary project on investigating molecular responses of plants to combined abiotic (heat) and biotic (pathogens) stresses. Hosted jointly by the Departments of Plant Science and Biointeractions and Crop Protection, we are seeking to appoint a Scientific Technician to work on this collaborative project.

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  • Scientific Technician - Plant Proteomics

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals with experience within a biological laboratory setting to join the Plant Sciences department at Rothamsted Research as a Research Technician in Plant Proteomics. Working with the postdoctoral researcher you will explore RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) that shape chloroplast function within plants.

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  • Scientific Technician – Seed Metabolism

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £24,225 to £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      The Department of Plant Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Scientific Technician to join the oil seed group within the “Tailoring Plant Metabolism” Institute Strategic Programme to work on mechanisms regulating oil yield and quality in Camelina sativa. The successful candidate will work within a team of researchers to understand fundamental aspects of seed metabolic engineering, generating novel products in oil seeds. The post holder will be responsible for Camelina transformation and describing the impact of novel pathways on endogenous seed oil synthesis in Camelina.

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  • Research Scientist - Molecular Biochemist

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts
    • Salary details: £37,890 - £41,438 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An experienced postdoctoral plant molecular biochemist is required join the Molecular Discovery Group, an integrated multi-omics research team at Rothamsted Research who are investigating plant biomass as a feedstock for the production of high value products for industrial biotechnology, renewable chemical and pharma industries. Specifically, the post-holder will be involved in the cloning and functional characterisation of willow and poplar secondary metabolite biosynthesis genes and enzymes, including the reconstruction of those pathways in microbial systems.

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