Seasonal Field Trials Technicians

5 days left

Recruiter
NIAB
Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£17,316 - £20,218 per annum
Posted
25 Jan 2019
Closes
22 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Required from late March – end of August 2019

NIAB is looking to recruit Field Trial Technicians, to work in plant variety trials. The roles will involve sample collection, measuring plant characteristics in the field and via image analysis, and a range of other practical tasks. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in agricultural field crops/plot trials while developing professional skills in team working, time management and practical problem solving.

Applicants will need to demonstrate an interest in agriculture/plant sciences and be willing to learn, full training will be given. A good eye for detail is also essential, along with the ability to follow strict protocols. Applicants will have the ability to work as part of a team including good verbal and written communication. The work can be physically demanding and will entail spending substantial periods of time working outdoors.

The roles are Cambridge based, and a full driving licence is desirable, as is the requirement to work at off-site trials.

Salary is in the range of £17,316 - £20,218 per annum.

Further details and an application form are available from our website.

Please quote the job title on your application.

Closing date: 22 February 2019.

Interview date: w/c 4 March 2019.