Vacancy Information

Assistant Plant Pathologist


Location: Cambridgeshire
Closing date: 05 Aug 2020
Reference number: SV/A1115

Job details

NIAB is an independent plant science organisation, providing a range of research and technical services to the agricultural, horticultural and food sectors. This vacancy is in our plant pathology group to help deliver a range of research projects and services.

You will join a team working in both laboratory and field environments handling plant pathogens, investigating disease management, evaluating host resistance and characterising pathogen populations. For this position you will need to be well organised and able to manage high workload peaks.

You should hold a first degree in biology or a related subject. Post graduate experience in plant sciences and some understanding of plant pathology is highly desirable. A full clean driving licence and willingness to undertake UK travel to trial sites is essential.

Starting salary in the range £20,591 - 23,600 pa, dependent on experience and qualifications.

Further details and an application form are available on our website: or from the HR Office, 93 Lawrence Weaver Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342203, Email:, quoting Ref No. SV/A1115.