Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Science Capabilities
Closing Date
08 Jul 2022
Overview Of Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Scientific Technician to join the Analytical Chemistry Team in the Sustainable Soil and Crop Department based in Harpenden.

The post will be responsible for sample preparation, performing digestions and extractions of soil and plant material, and some instrumental analysis. Main duties will include sample weighing, analytical grade washing up, using documented methods for extraction and acid digestion, pH measurements, sample analysis using a range of analytical equipment/instrumentation and data presentation.

Applicants are expected to assist other members of staff as required. Applicants should have relevant service laboratory experience, ideally with soil and plant material. Please note this post is not a research role.  

Excellent team working, organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure are essential.

This is a fixed term full-time appointment for 3 years with salary from £24,225 per annum for 37 hours per week.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 26th July 2022.

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.

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