CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist — Sustainability Assessment

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315
    • Overview of role:
      We are seeking a highly qualifiedpostdoctoral research scientist to carry out sustainability assessment ofpasture-based livestock production systems. The contract will initially run for3 years and be based in the institute’s North Wyke site, the home of the NorthWyke Farm Platform National Capability (NWFP) in Devon, England. The positionwill be funded through Soil to Nutrition (S2N), a large-scalestrategic research programme supported by the Biotechnology and BiologicalSciences Research Council (BBSRC).

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  • Post-Doc Research Scientist - Molecular Biology / Biochemistry

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £29,842-£32,315
    • Overview of role:
      An opportunity exists for an experienced researcher to work on the  Innovate-UK/BBSRC funded project “Pilot Algal Manufacturing in the United Kingdom (PALM-UK)”.

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  • Scientific Technician - Transformation

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573
    • Overview of role:
      A vacancy has become available for a Transformation Technician within the Crop Transformation and Genome Editing Group at Rothamsted Research.Working as part of a team, the post will be responsible for carrying out plant transformation via particle bombardment or Agrobacterium tumefaciens and sub-culturing experiments to regenerate transgenic plants. Additionally, the role will involve PCR-genotyping of the plants generated and molecular cloning of CRISPR/Cas expression cassettes for genome editing applications in crops.

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  • Scientific Technician - Molecular Biologist / Biochemist

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573
    • Overview of role:
      Applications are invited for a Technician to support the research on the Innovate-UK funded project “Pilot Algal Manufacturing in the United Kingdom (PALM-UK)”. The goal of this project is to develop scalable biorefinary technology for the manufacturing of high value products in microalgae. The work will involve research activities including maintenance of algal strains, lipidomic sample preparation, protein purification and biochemical measurements.Candidates will be required to have a degree in a biological subject. Experience in molecular biology techniques, protein biochemistry and in working with plants or microorganisms is desirable.  

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  • Front of House Assistant

    • Work Area: Conferencing
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £18,000
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise Ltd (RoCRE) have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced individual to join our small and friendly team as a full-time maternity cover Front of House Assistant. This is a key role in our team to ensure that we deliver excellent customer service to our clients and to support the business growth.  Do you have proven experience in a busy hospitality role? Do you have the tenacity and professionalism to work in a fast-paced environment? Can you adapt to different situations and clientele? Are you able to multi-task? Are you looking to further your events career?

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  • Executive Assistant to Head of Site

    • Work Area: BUSINESS SUPPORT
    • Location: North Wyke
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting and varied role for a highly organised and flexible individual who can support out Head of Site at Rothamsted Research, near Okehampton, Devon. 

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  • Business Manager - International Partnership Programme

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: Harpenden
    • Salary details: £37,890 - £41,438
    • Overview of role:
      We have an interesting new role for a self-motivated and organised programme manager to provide project management for a three-year international collaborative project (end date 31/03/2021). The project objective is to improve the rice and oil palm production systems in Colombia by creating and providing better knowledge and decision support services to its stakeholders.  The project supported by the UK Space Agency, is a partnership with the UK-based decision support company, Agricompas and includes six sub-contractors: CIAT, Fedearroz, Cenipalma and Solidaridad (Colombia) and Elastacloud and Pixalytics (UK).

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