Bionema Limited is an established leading independent research organisation, dedicated to the product development, testing and commercialisation of bioinsecticides. We utilise naturally occurring beneficial organisms to address the increasing demand for chemical-free crop protection products.
We are experts in the development of bioinsecticide products for the enhancement of food security, and the reduction of harmful chemical pesticides in crop protection. The company offer a complete set of pre-commercialisation services related to bioinsecticides trials, development and implementation, including consultancy, analytical and R&D solutions, glasshouse testing and field trials, aimed at increasing the efficiency of bioinsecticide application and guaranteeing product quality.
We are looking for a Research Assistant/Research Scientist to work on the development of biocontrol agents for the control of agricultural, horticultural and forest insect pests. The successful candidate is supposed to play an active role in the life of the Bionema Limited R&D and commercialisation Team. The post-holder must have completed a Master’s degree in bioscience/agricultural science/PhD in Agriculture or a related field. He/she will also have a strong research background in biocontrol industry and commercial biopesticide formulation. There is an expectation that the candidate has fieldwork experience (GEP/EPPO) and will be able to undertake fieldwork for periods of time. Good writing and communication skills are essential, and 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, annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.