Current vacancies

Agricultural/Horticultural Research Assistant:

Due to an increasing workload Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC) is looking for innovative individuals to join a small hard-working team carrying out and reporting on a broad range of agricultural and horticultural trials.

STC is an applied research and development organisation with excellent facilities comprising 3 hectares of secure glasshouses, LED facility and vertical farm production unit, a wide range of poly-tunnels and 70 hectares of grade 2 land for outdoor trials and demonstration purposes. With Official Recognition and GLP compliance, STC offers a wide range of expertise to help improve the sustainability, efficiency and productivity of the UK agriculture, horticulture and pharmaceutical industries.

Candidates will be qualified to degree or HND level in agriculture/horticulture/plant science, ideally with PA1 and PA6 certification. Knowledge of arable crop production and work experience would be extremely beneficial, as well as being highly motivated and able to work as part of a team, having excellent communication skills. STC also runs a Laboratory on site which investigates potential disease issues for the industry. Any experience in laboratory-based work would be advantageous.

Computer literacy is essential, along with data handling skills and the ability to write comprehensive reports.

Full driving license is essential. The positions are based on site full time.

Salary dependent on experience.

Please send CV and covering letter to Mrs Karen Milner