CURRENT VACANCIES

  • Research Scientist: Wheat Genetics, Genomics, Fungal Interactions

    • Work Area: Science
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Dependant on grade
    • Overview of role:
      An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research/Crop Scientist with a strong interest in wheat genetics, wheat genomics and field-based experimentation to investigate fungal interactions to improve wheat root health.  The take-all research portfolio at Rothamsted is globally unique with its focus on identifying and characterising different sources of host resistance to take-all and exploring and exploiting a novel soil trait called low take-all inoculum build-up (lowTAB).  These traits are controlled by major QTLs.

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  • Building Services Engineer

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: EX20 2SB, Devon, UK
    • Salary details: £24,225 - £26,573 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research are currently looking for a Building Services Engineer to join their Facilities team at their North Wyke site, near Okehampton.  The position would suit an individual looking to further their career in the built environment.The successful candidate will assist the Facilities Manager and the wider Facilities team in providing high-quality professional FM support to the North Wyke estate. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the estate is and remains statutory compliant, performing planned preventative maintenance on plant and services according to SFG20 schedules, and responding to all reactive work orders within agreed SLAs.

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  • Procurement Officer

    • Work Area: Purchasing
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £29,842-£32,315 p.a.
    • Overview of role:
      We have an exciting opportunity for a procurement professional to work closely with our Head of Procurement  to drive our procurement strategy, policy and procedures across the business whilst promoting best practice and compliance in line with the organisation’s values and UK government legislation.  The successful candidate will have previous experience as a procurement officer or related position, the ability to negotiate, establish and administer contracts and knowledge of pricing and markets to effectively procure. Experience or knowledge of using e-procurement or e-sourcing tools is desirable.  

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  • Part Time General Horticulturalist

    • Work Area: Horticulture & Controlled Environments
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details:
    • Overview of role:
      The Horticulture and Controlled Environments team are seeking to appoint a part-time General Horticulturist at the Harpenden site, to provide outstanding support to the Rothamsted science community.

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  • Facilities and Compliance Supervisor

    • Work Area: Facilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: From £26,000- £28,000 per annum, depending upon experience
    • Overview of role:
      This exciting role is based with the Rothamsted Enterprises Operations team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting REL buildings and facilities, maintenance, legal compliance and health and safety standards across the portfolio.  This role offers a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their skill set in a dynamic and varied job role, with a dynamic innovative company.

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  • Junior Field Trials Technician

    • Work Area: Farms
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: Salary from £18,278 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research farm in Harpenden, Herts are recruiting a Junior Farm Technician to join our team.

      If you are an ambitious individual, who is organised and a good communicator, we would love to hear from you. This role could suit someone new to working on Farms, or alternatively, an experienced operator who would like the challenge of working in a research environment. The ability to think 'outside the box' for new ideas at times is welcomed.

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  • Health and Safety Officer

    • Work Area: Health and Safety
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £30,000-£32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      Rothamsted Research are seeking a Health and Safety Officer to join our Health, Safety and Biosafety Team who will provide expertise and advice on all matters relating to Health and Safety.

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  • Grant Development Officer

    • Work Area: Grant Support
    • Location: All
    • Salary details: £29,842 - £32,315 depending upon experience
    • Overview of role:
      We are currently recruiting a Grant Development Officer to join the Research Grants team at our Harpenden (Hertfordshire) or North Wyke site (Devon - preferred location) to help secure increased support for our research portfolio. You will provide advice to relevant scientific groups across our research sites, engage in horizon scanning activities to proactively identify funding opportunities for them and assist with the completion and submission of research funding bids to a variety of funders. The appointee will liaise closely with scientific teams applying for research funding across a wide range of disciplines relating to the agricultural and biological sciences.

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  • Customer Services Assistant

    • Work Area: Conferencing
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £20,000 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      This exciting role is based with the Rothamsted Enterprises Operations team in a customer facing role.  This role is located at one of our receptions and offers a great opportunity for someone looking to expand their skill set in a dynamic and varied job role

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  • Electron Microscopist in Biological Sciences

    • Work Area: Science Capabilities
    • Location: AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
    • Salary details: £31,350 - £32,315 per annum
    • Overview of role:
      We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced electron microscopist in biological sciences to join our team within the Bioimaging facility at Rothamsted Research. You will carry out sample preparation and imaging on behalf of colleagues and will have the opportunity to work with different research groups, allowing you to develop methodologies, specialisations and a publication record. You should be able to work autonomously but have good team-working skills since you will work with, and support/train a number of researchers. An in-depth understanding of electron microscopy hardware, and troubleshooting simple issues is essential.

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