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Scientific Technician - Biochemistry

Salary Details:
£24,225 to £26,573 per annum
Location:
Harpenden
Work Area:
Science Capabilities
Closing Date:
05 Mar 2019
Overview Of Role
A Scientific Technician - Biochemistry is required to join the wheat grain quality group, specifically to assist in the analysis of cell wall polysaccharides which affect processing, diet and health. Expertise in analytical biochemistry, preferably carbohydrate analysis, is therefore required.
 
The successful candidate 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. Excellent attention to detail is a key requirement, good organisational skills are essential as is the ability to work within a team.
  
This full-time position is fixed term and funded to 31/03/2022, with a starting salary within the range of £24,225 and £26,573 per annum.
 
Interviews will be held on: 20th March 2019
About The Company
Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance,  enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities.