The Bionema Limited, based within the Institute of Life Science 1, Swansea University, UK, is a leading centre for research, product development, product testing, consultancy, and training. We provide services to both academic research and crop protection industry. Company focus on utilising naturally occurring beneficial organisms and one of the very few organisations which specialises in chemical-free crop protection.
We are looking for a Research Assistant to work on the product efficacy team for the control of agricultural and horticultural insect pests. The successful candidate is supposed to play an active role in the life of the Bionema Limited R&D Team.
The post-holder must have completed Master in bioscience/agricultural science/PhD in Agriculture or a related field. He/she will also have a strong research background in the horticultural industry and knowledge of molecular techniques. There is an expectation that the candidate has fieldwork experience (GEP) and will be able to undertake fieldwork for periods of time. Good writing and communication skills are essential, as is experience in quantitative data collection and analysis.
In addition to an excellent salary the benefits that come with this job include a defined benefits pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.