Overview Of Role
Rothamsted Research have an exciting new opportunity for a reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Laboratory Assistant in the Nutrition and Quality Group, within the Sustainable Agricultural Science Department at Harpenden. Working within a small team, the successful candidate will provide day to day technical assistance.
This would suit someone who enjoys the challenge of a busy schedule and working to deadlines, with some previous work experience in a relevant technical / scientific role ideally in the field of soil science. You will be proficient with the required standards relating to the use and maintenance of technical equipment and have a knowledge of health and safety procedures.
Duties will include maintenance and cleaning of laboratory areas; cleaning of laboratory lab and glassware to a high standard; waste disposal; assisting with soil processing: fine grinding, weighing and ensuring accurate completion of documentation such as records.
The successful candidate will be required to have a degree of physical fitness to meet the demands of the role and a full driving licence is desirable.
Interviews to be held: 25 September 2018
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.