CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Project Manager - ERP

    • Work Area: Business Systems
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: Competitive
    • Overview of role:
      We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to deliver an Enterprise Resource Planning system  (Business World On/Agresso), with an immediate start. We need an individual that can bring a wealth of project management experience to lead the delivery and implementation to timetable across the Institute.  

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  • Chief Executive Officer, Innovate Solutions for Decision Agriculture Limited (iSDA Ltd) Nairobi

    • Work Area: Directorate
    • Location:
    • Salary details:
    • Overview of role:
      Technology meets Agriculture! Innovative, non-profit social enterprise in Africa requires an inspirational and dynamic start-up CEO with a passion for social impact.   Do you possess the skills and experience to build an organisation that will be a leading light in the digital revolution in agriculture that has the potential to change the lives of millions of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa?

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  • Scientific Technician - Soil Survey

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26, 573
    • Overview of role:
      We have an exciting new opportunity for a Research Technician based at Rothamsted Research, North Wyke near Okehampton in Devon. The successful candidate will be required  to carry out soil surveys in the field at farms throughout Cornwall and analyse these samples using standard laboratory procedures, including the determination of soil organic matter concentration, bulk density, pH, and total soil carbon concentration. Training in soil sampling procedures and processing will be provided but candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of conducting field work, maintaining accurate records and working independently.

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  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist - Catchment Systems

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join the Soil to Nutrition (S2N) strategic programme at Rothamsted Research at our North Wyke site which is situated outside of Okehampton in Devon.  The S2N strategic programme is funded by the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to work on catchment systems in the context of identifying pathways for optimising the sustainable intensification of agriculture.

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  • Business Specialist/Advisor - ERDF Compliance and Monitoring

    • Work Area: Grant Support
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: £14,921 - £16,157 for .5 FTE
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting new part-time project administration role at Rothamsted, North Wyke in Devon.   We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive experienced project administrator to work with us on our Agri-tech Cornwall Project (ACP), funded by ERDF and the Department for Communities and Local Government.This role is .5 FTE which is 18.5 hours per week which we are open to accommodating working patterns around work life between Monday - Friday. 

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  • Post Doctoral Research Scientist - Agricultural Systems Modeller

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £29,842-£32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting new role for a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist to work in a small team at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden.  This role will couple agricultural systems models to help build a multi-objective systems model functioning at different scales across the UK. Particular emphasis will be laid upon the emission of nutrients to the atmosphere and natural waters and also on the integration of our understanding of the effects of soil organic matter on crop yields.  The purpose is to better understand how actions taken at field scale affect the landscape at catchment, national and economic scales and how these effects can be managed, mitigated and improved. 

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  • Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £37,890 - £41,438
    • Overview of role:
      This position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and interdisciplinary team with the aim to sequence several insect pest genomes and build bioinformatics resources to accelerate crop protection and pesticide resistance research.   

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  • Scientific Technician - Seed Biology

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

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