Plant Biology Research Associate

Plant Biology Research Associate
  • £11.50 per Hour
  • Temporary
  • Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK RG42 6EY Bracknell Berkshire UK RG42 6EY
Job Ref: J2156924
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Environmental, Biotech/Life Sciences, Chemicals
Date Added: 21 August 2020
Job Title:Cell Biology Technician Location:Bracknell, Berkshire Contract:6 Months Pay Rate:£11.50 an hour (circa £21,500 per annum)

Job Title: Cell Biology Technician

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 6 Months

Pay Rate: £11.50 an hour (circa £21,500 per annum)

SRG is working with a global-leading agrochemical company based close to Reading. They are seeking a technician to assist in the production of Double Haploid (DH) cereals for their crop breeding programmes.

As a Cell Biology Technician you will be undertake procedures in the laboratory, controlled environment rooms and glasshouse as needed.


  • Range of growth room procedures including seed sowing, counting, pollinating and harvesting.
  • Laboratory tasks including application of chemicals, light microscopy, plant dissection, plant embryo culture and flow cytometry.
  • Dissect seeds under a microscope in the tissue culture laboratory.
  • Recording of electronic laboratory data.


  • Be educated to degree or HND level in Plant Science, Biology or a relevant scientific subject
  • Experience within an academic or professional laboratory of the following techniques:
    • Aseptic technique
    • Plant tissue culture
    • Light microscopy in particular dissection microscopy
    • Chemical handling e.g. use of pipettes
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to prioritise your workload
  • Knowledge and a keen interest in working with plants.

Apply online today as a shortlist of applicants are due to be submitted on Monday 24th August. For more information about the role call Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 868 2248.

20/09/2020 14:57:12
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Contact Consultant:
Tolu Kuforiji

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