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Rothamsted Research

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Post-Doctoral Scientist – Analytical Chemistry / Biochemistry

Salary Details:
£31,350 to £32,315 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience
Location:
AL5 2JQ, Herts
Work Area:
Science
17 May 2021
Overview Of Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Rothamsted Research for a post-doctoral scientist to work in a cross-department project involving the Wheat Pathogenomics, Chemical Ecology (BCP) and Seed Quality (PS) groups. Working on the chemical interactions between wheat and a soil borne fungal pathogen.

We seek an analytical chemist or biochemist with expertise in mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, and liquid chromatography. A working knowledge of wheat - fungal interactions although an asset is not an essential criterion for this role. 

The successful candidate will show evidence of working at an international level.  Technical and methodological skills related to the post together with proven experience in designing and delivering research projects is essential.

This is a full-time fixed term appointment to 31st May 2022 offering a salary in the range of £31350 to £32315 per annum.

Interviews will be carried out during the period 20th - 21st May 2021.

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. Rothamsted Research values its commitment to equality and diversity in its workforce and we particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented within the organisation.