Current Vacancies

Livestock Scientist – Grazing Systems and Livestock Phenotyping

Rothamsted Research is seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral scientist with a PhD in animal science, beef cattle production, grazing behaviour, grazing livestock production systems, or a similar field. The position runs for three years and the successful candidate will work with the suckler herd at Rothamsted Research, North Wyke and the growing and finishing facilities on the North Wyke Farm Platform (NWFP, a National Capability livestock trial in Devon, UK). The successful candidate will also contribute to the new strategic BBSRC research programme, Soil to Nutrition (S2N).

Subsidiaries Accountant

Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst, a highly skilled Subsidiaries Accountant is required to  produce monthly and quarterly management accounts and analysis for various on-site related and subsidiary organisations.

As Subsidiaries Accountant you will be adept at producing highly detailed, timely and accurate monthly financial reports and analysis and will strive to continuously improve accounting processes within the business. 

Bioinformatics Software Engineer

We are seeking an enthusiastic Bioinformatics Software Engineer to contribute to a large cross-institute program called Designing Future Wheat (DFW). This is a collaboration between several UK research institutes with the aim to develop improved wheat varieties for future generations.

General Kitchen Assistant

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants progression and is passionate about food to work in a fast and growing environment.   The Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) provides high quality conferencing and restaurant facilities to Rothamsted Research and a growing number of tenants and external clients and you will be working as part of a dedicated catering team to serve this community.

Barista / Hospitality Assistant

RoCRE, the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic part-time Hospitality Assistant.

The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills coupled with a strong desire to work in the catering and hospitality industry and ideally have some experience in a similar environment.  The job includes providing a professional barista service, stewarding and restaurant preparation duties at our Conference Centre in Harpenden.

Scientific Technician

Rothamsted Research have an exciting new opportunity for a suitably experienced individual to join our team as a Research Assistant in the Nutrition and Quality Group, within the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Department at Harpenden.   Working within a small team, the successful candidate will provide day to day technical assistance.