CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Gardener

    • Work Area: Farms
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Salary from £18,841- £20,807 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      The Gardens Team at Rothamsted Harpenden site are recruiting for 2 passionate and enthusiastic Gardeners to support our work across the campus, our commercial properties and rejuvenation plans in the historic grounds of Rothamsted Manor. Working as part of a small, dedicated team we can offer a varied role. This post is initially for a 3 year fixed term, attracting a salary from £18,841- £20,807 per annum, dependent on your qualifications and experience. The role will involve working all year round, 37 hours per week.  The gardening team work a 5 day week - no weekend work required and with an early finish on a Friday afternoon. 

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  • Post-Doctoral Scientist – Molecular Plant Pathology (with microscopy and protein skills)

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: salary in the range of £31,350 to £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      An exciting opportunity has arisen within the wheat pathogenomics team for a post-doctoral scientist to further explore the wheat – Fusarium graminearum interaction.  The post holder will further characterise various translocated fungal effector proteases and define their role(s) in fungal infection. Then the project will use this new knowledge to devise and then evaluate a series of plant gene edited line to express various protein kinase decoy sensors that when cleaved by specific fungal proteases trigger either or both ETI /PTI mediated plant defences in Arabidopsis and wheat and thereby enhance disease resistance. 

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  • Scientific Technician

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £24,225 to £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research is seeking to recruit a Scientific Technician to work on the Rothamsted Long-Term Experiments National Capability (RLTE-NC) project.

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  • Scientific Technician - Crop Transformation and Genome Editing

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We currently have an opportunity for a Scientific Technician to join the Crop Transformation and Genome Editing Team. This part-time role (16 hours per week) supports the team in performing plant transformation (wheat, rice and Brassica napus)  in tissue culture, growing and genotyping of transgenic and genome edited plants.

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  • Field Trials Technician

    • Work Area: Farms
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Commensurate with experience
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research Farm team in Harpenden, Herts are recruiting a Field Trials Technician, working with a world renowned research institute. 
      If you are a motivated individual, who is organised and a good communicator, we would love to hear from you!
      This post will report to Field Trials manager, and working alongside the Farm Team. 

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  • General Glasshouse Horticulturalist

    • Work Area: Horticulture & Controlled Environments
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £18,841 - £20,807 per annum, dependent on experience
    • Overview of role:
      The Horticultural and Controlled Environments team are recruiting for a full time General Horticulturalist to provide outstanding horticultural support to the science community at the Harpenden site. The ideal candidate would be have experience working in a similar role, has or is working towards relevant RHS qualifications or similar and with a keen interest in working with plants. 

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