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Research Scientist

Added on:
23 Jul 2018
Contract type:
Permanent
Reference:
12429
Location:
Hampshire
Base Salary:
28000

Description

Reporting to the Head of Research & Development, the Research Scientist will Join a Team of Bright and Enthusiastic Scientists, Generating New and Innovative Ideas and Applications which Utilise the Company’s Proprietary Technologies.  He/She will be Responsible for Planning, Coordinating and Managing Several Technical Research Projects in this Commercially Focused Role

R O L E

  • Plan and Undertake Technical Development Work, Including Laboratory Scale Trials on New Technologies to Confirm Efficiency in the Laboratory, Leading to New Patents or Know-How
  • Responsible for Setting Milestones and Deliverables for Projects, Provide Regular Progress Reports and Maintaining Tight Control of Project Costs
  • Liaise with Research Collaborators to Ensure Successful Study Results to be used to Support the Business Development Team’s Out-Licensing Activities
  • Supervise and Write Up Research Projects in a Timely Manner Including Providing Interim and Final Technical Reports
  • Assist in the Planning And Submission of Grant Applications for Research Programs, Ensuring the Work Undertaken Meets the Business Plan Objectives
  • Continually Update the Company with Information on Published Academic Studies, Patents and New Technology Innovations/Products
  • Present Results at Scientific Conferences and/or Industry Events

R E Q U I R E D

  • Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Biology or Bio-Chemistry with Microbiology, Entomology or Plant Pathology Modules
  • PhD or MSc in a Related Subject Advantageous
  • Recent Laboratory and/or Field Testing Work Experience (2 Years Minimum) in the Agriculture/Bio-Ag Sector
  • Experience of Working within Small Research Teams on Projects Focussed on Building Disruptive Intellectual Property in a Commercial Setting
  • Close Attention to Detail
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Willingness to Travel in the UK and Abroad (Max 1 Week at a Time)
  • Full and Clean UK Driving License

R E M U N E R A T I O N

  • A Basic Salary Circa £28K Per Annum and Good Supporting Benefits Package

R E S P O N D

  • Call Terry Blaney on +44 (0)1580 211221 to Learn More about this Career Opportunity or e-Mail terry@arxconsultancy.com with your Application, Including your Current CV