Herbicide Screening Experimentalist
Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK
6d ago

Job Title : Herbicide Screening Experimentalist

Location : Bracknell, Berkshire

Salary : £11.17 an hour

Contract : 6 Months (until 8th March 2019)

Do you have a keen interest in plant sciences and a background in biology?

SRG have an exciting opportunity to join an agrochemical company based in Berkshire who are industry leaders. They are currently seeking a Herbicide Screening Experimentalist to support the Screening Operations team within Weed Control.

The Herbicide Screening Experimentalist will spray, maintain and assess herbicide bioassays using both new and novel screening methods.

This vital research contributes to the invention and development of new active ingredients and supports existing herbicidal products.

Accountabilities :

  • Carry out herbicide spray application in order to profile herbicidal compounds against a range of weeds and crops
  • Maintain plants under controlled glasshouse conditions for the duration of the testing
  • Evaluate plants for herbicidal symptomology and activity
  • Entering results into database maintaining high quality biological data
  • Proactively suggest changes and improvements to the screening methods and processes.
  • Requirements :

  • Be educated to A level or hold a degree in a Plant-Based or relevant Biological subject
  • Knowledge and understanding of herbicides or agrochemicals and their use in either a laboratory or field setting
  • Previous experience of working in a scientific and / or glasshouse environment particularly within the agrochemical industry
  • Strong team player, able to communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • Don't miss out on this opportunity and apply today! For more information or to discuss other opportunities please contact Tolu Kuforiji on 0161 8682248.

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