NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

Career Opportunities

Plant and Crop Scientists

NIAB is committed to training the next generation of plant and crop scientists by providing courses in a range of subjects. For graduate students interested in studying for a PhD we have excellent resources for research in molecular plant science, quantitative genetics, breeding, transgenic technology and plant pathology. NIAB's site in Cambridge provides first-rate laboratory facilities linked to a capability to study crop plants in controlled environments, glasshouses and in field plots. The majority of our PhD studentships are funded by grants.


Business Development Manager
Reference number: SV/A1091
Closing date: 21/05/2019
Location: Cambridgeshire
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Seasonal Laboratory Analysts
Reference number: Seasonal Laboratory Analysts
Closing date: 24/05/2019
Location: Cambridgeshire
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Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Bioinformatics & Quantitative Genetics (3 year fixed term contract)
Reference number: T354
Closing date: 16/06/2019
Location: Cambridgeshire
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Student and Graduate Opportunities

  • Are you studying a science, agriculture or horticulture discipline?
  • Unsure of possible careers for your qualifications?
  • No experience, but interested in farming and agri-science?

We will have paid roles available between March - October 2019, ranging from four weeks to twelve months, based at our regional centres and in Cambridge.

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Student and Graduate Opportunities
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Some of our studentships are part of the BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme. Please read the details of each individual studentship for more information.