Lead Supervisor: Dr. Rob Lillywhite (University of Warwick)
Co-supervisor: Dr. John Clarkson (University of Warwick)
BBSRC: Developing soil health indicators to inform land management decisions, increase crop yield and quality and reduce waste
Deadline: 18 April 2017 Developing soil health indicators to inform land management decisions, increase crop yield and quality and reduce waste PhD Studentship in Environmental Science for October 2017 entry…
Deadline: 27th March 2017 Location: Norwich Salary: £26,052 to £28,452 per annum University of Nottingham School of Biosciences and British Beet Research Organisation, Norwich Developing a digital yield improvement tool for…
University of Lincolnshire: PhD GTA Funded Studentship to “Investigate the artificial Agricultural Field Drainage of Lincolnshire”
Closing date: 31 March 2017 The University of Lincoln is seeking an outstanding, highly motivated postgraduate student to undertake a doctoral study in the Lincoln Institute of Agri-Food Technology (LIAT)…
PBD Biotech is a start-up company based in East Anglia with a research base in the University of Nottingham at Sutton Bonington. Following successful conclusion of a seed investment round…
Coates & Ellington require agricultural service engineers to join their busy workshops at Coates & Ellington depots. You should have experience with the most modern, sophisticated agricultural machinery. John Deere…
Do you have a job opportunity, intern position or studentship on offer in your organisation? Are you looking for distributors or franchisees for your business? You might be a large or small agri-business, a research project leader, or a farm business looking to recruit management or technical staff to help grow your business to the next level.
Our new Opportunity Zone has been created to help employers and supervisors fill the exciting agri-opportunities they have on offer by accessing our ever-expanding network of highly skilled people bringing their ideas to the industry. If you have a permanent or temporary role available requiring a working knowledge of agriculture and/or science we’d love to help you fill it!
Please note that this service is free to Agri-Tech East members; £50 per position for non-members.
Other job websites cater for jobs in farming, so we’re going to focus on opportunities requiring higher level skills of Levels 3 to 5:
Level 3 – Two or more A-Levels or equivalent; NVQ Level 3; BTEC National; Ordinary National Diploma (OND); Ordinary National Certificate (ONC); City and Guilds Advanced Craft; and three or more Scottish higher.
Level 4 – First or other degree; NVQ Level 4; Higher National Diploma (HND); Higher National Certificate (HNC); and higher education diploma; nursing; teaching (including further education, secondary, primary and others).
Level 5 – Higher degree; Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); and NVQ Level 5.
Just contact us with a job description, website (if applicable) and contact details and we’ll consider it for inclusion on our website and promotion via social media channels.
With phrases such as “productivity gap,” “reliance on flow of migrant labour” and “shortage of technical level skills”, one might think the recently published Green Paper (“Building Our Industrial Strategy”) is describing the UK’s agriculture sector.
While the words “agriculture” and “horticulture” (not to mention “agri-tech”) are entirely absent from the Green Paper, many of the themes are at the heart of the technological future of our industry.