CURRENT VACANCIES

  • IT Services Helpdesk Support Engineer - 1st Level

    • Work Area: ITS
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £18,841 - £20,807 per annum.
    • Overview of role:
      An opportunity has arisen to work in the IT Services department as a member of the Helpdesk Team with 1st level responsibilities. The post holder will be responsible for providing IT computing support to staff at both our sites and to remote workers. As a 1st Level Helpdesk support engineer you will bring the relevant experience and be able to provide technical support to users across the institute. You will also provide support to other members of the team and should be familiar with the latest developments regarding Windows Operating Systems, Apple iOS and Office 365.

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  • IT Services Helpdesk Support Engineer - 2nd Level

    • Work Area: ITS
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum.
    • Overview of role:
      A new opportunity has arisen to work in the IT Services department as a member of the Helpdesk Team with 2nd level responsibilities, providing IT computing support to staff at both our sites and to remote workers. As a 2nd Level Helpdesk support engineer you will bring the relevant experience and be able to provide advanced technical support to users across the institute. You will also provide support to other members of the team and should be familiar with the latest developments regarding Windows Operating Systems, Apple iOS, Office 365 and mobile devices.

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  • Scientific Technician

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 p.a.
    • Overview of role:
      A Scientific Technician  is required to join the wheat grain quality group, specifically to assist in the analysis of cell wall polysaccharides which affect processing and diet and health. Expertise in analytical biochemistry, preferably carbohydrate analysis, is therefore required. The appointee will be responsible for the generation of data and figures for publication, will carry out field work as required during the busy summer months, and will assist in the training of students, visiting workers and casual staff in routine techniques.

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  • Part-Time Scientific/Laboratory Support

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £10,232 - £11,301 per annum pro-rata (25 hrs)
    • Overview of role:
      Based in the modern Centenary Building, a vacancy exists in the Plant Science Department for  a Scientific Assistant to provide essential support to Research Scientists.  Working closely with another member of departmental support, this role ensures that the laboratories and their resources (including glassware) are cleaned, sterilized and maintained.  Additional responsibilities include preparing sterile culture media for research scientists, collection and disposal of laboratory waste, ordering of, and restocking communal supplies. General cleaning of lab and kitchen areas.

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  • Scientific Technician - Seed Biology

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location:
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
       

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  • Marketing Executive

    • Work Area: Marketing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £25,000 FTE
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Enterprises have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced individual to join our small team as our part-time Marketing Executive to work 25 hours per week.The Marketing Executive will support the Marketing Manager to promote all areas of marketing across the varied business portfolio. This portfolio includes Rothamsted Conference Centre, Rothamsted Manor, Rothamsted Agri-Tech Business Centre and Rothamsted Restaurant.The purpose of the role is to increase brand awareness, to generate interest and enquiries for all our offerings, and to support the marketing, sales and operational teams in achieving our business goals.

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  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Livestock Science

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: 29842
    • Overview of role:
      We are seeking a postdoctoral research scientist specialised in ruminant nutrition or pasture agronomy. The position will initially run until 31 March 2021 and be based at the institute's North Wyke site, the home of the North Wyke Farm Platform in Devon, England.

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  • Legal Counsel

    • Work Area: Legal
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: up to £50,000 p.a
    • Overview of role:

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  • Head of Procurement

    • Work Area: Purchasing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: Up to £50,000 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We have an exciting opening for a Head of Procurement to join Rothamsted in a newly created role reporting to and working closely with the Finance Director. Being the lone procurement role with the institute, the role holder will need to be self-motivated and proactive in seeking opportunities to enhance the procurement practices of the institute and supporting departments in their purchasing to ensure optimum value for money.  The introduction of a new ERP on 1st November marks a transition and the opportunity for the new Head of Procurement to provide a strategic lead and direction in overall procurement within the institute.

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  • Meeting and Events Supervisor

    • Work Area: Conferencing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £25,000 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 Enterprises, based on the Rothamsted Research Harpenden Campus, have a varied and interesting new role for a Meeting and Events Supervisor. 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 an experienced candidate who has managed events and teams previously and 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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  • Electrician / Maintenance Technician

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: Circa £24225 - £26573 dependant on experience
    • Overview of role:
      We have an appealing new role for a qualified electrician to join our small team at our campus near Okehampton, Devon. This role will be an integral part of the facilities team locally and will further support the wider Estates and Scientific Support team.  This role can be offered with on site accommodation (3 bedrooms) as it is envisaged that the post holder will be a key worker and be able to respond out of hours if necessary.

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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. The role will focus on the care of cattle, sheep and goats on experiments investigating multiple aspects of environmental sustainability, livestock production efficiency and livestock health.

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  • Agri-Environment Modeller

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £29,842 to £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting new opportunity for post-doctoral scientist to join our team at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden in the role of an Agri-Environment Modeller. The purpose of this appointment is to expand existing generic mathematical procedures and modelling tools to increase our “understanding of Crop and Livestock Systems in the context of Genotype x Environment x Management interaction” at multiple scales. This work will help to improve Nutrient Use Efficiency of arable and mixed farming systems.

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  • Statistical Data Scientist

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315
    • Overview of role:
      A postdoctoral or postgraduate statistical data scientist is required to join the Statistics and Data Science Group within the Computational and Analytical Sciences Department at Rothamsted Research.  The Statistics and Data Science Group contributes statistical data science expertise and research to collaborative projects and research programmes across all areas of Rothamsted science, from studies of genetics, genomics, biochemistry, cell biology and soil processes to investigations of sustainable food production at the field, ecosystem and landscape scale. 

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