Research Scientist - Post Doc - new job in Bracknell, UK

Research Scientist - Post Doc
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK Bracknell Berkshire UK RG42 6EY
Job Ref: BBBH123073
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Environmental
Date Added: 03 January 2023
Research Scientist-Post Doctoral

  • Job title - Research Scientist-Post Doctoral
  • Contract- 2 years
  • Pay- £22.16
  • Location - Bracknell

Our client are a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. They are currently seeking a Research Post-doc for a 2-year contract position.

The position involves studying and understanding plant organellar biology and plant growth/stress responses using molecular, cellular, genetic and genomic techniques. In this role you will:

  • Develop novel concepts and technical solutions for crop genetic improvement and performance enhancement
  • Independently design studies and conduct experiments to generate results and materials, analyse experimental data, write research reports and papers, and formulate technical recommendations
  • Contribute expertise and integrate technological advances to develop and/or improve Seed Research capabilities


  • Discuss and collaborate with supervisor and colleagues to explore new approaches and propose technical approaches
  • Work independently under minimal supervision to design experiments and conduct studies to achieve objectives as defined by research projects.
  • Perform necessary experiments and use resources effectively to generate quality data for peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Ensure that all research and experiments are carried out following company HSE policies and quality guidelines

To be successful in this role, we believe you will need:

  • PhD degree in microbiology, plant biology, plant pathology, molecular biology
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in molecular microbiology, plant-microbe interactions, recombinant DNA technology, genetics and genomics
  • Demonstrated working knowledge in genetics, molecular biology and/or plant tissue culture Critical experience
  • Demonstrated experience in molecular microbe-plant interactions
  • Excellent Knowledge of microbial effectors and related pathways
  • Demonstrated experience in cytoplasmic genetics/genomics and cytonuclear interactions
  • Experience in microbe engineering and/or mutagenesis
  • Design and construct complex recombinant DNA vectors
  • Familiar with functional genetics and tools using gene expression, genome editing
  • Experience in plant tissue culture and transformation
  • Experience in the use of fluorescent and/or confocal microscopy
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability in the context of plant biotechnology research
  • Flexibility in handling new assignments and delivering results in a rapidly changing work environment
  • Excellent record keeping and outstanding attention to details

If this role is of interest, please apply online today, or contact / 020 3910 9513 to discuss in more detail.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Contact Consultant:
Chloe Anderson

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