Plant Pathologist

Job Ref: J24804
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 21 December 2017
  • York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
  • £10.26 per Hour
  • Luke Argent
  • 0191 284 6768

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Plant Pathologist

6 month contract

£10.26 per hour


A leading testing organisation in the York area are looking to recruit a Plant Pathologist on 6 months contract to join their established Plant Sciences group. The individual will be involved in plant studies focussing on the efficacy testing of various compounds for use as herbicides, fungicides and related.

The successful Plant Pathologist will be involved in lab based testing, carrying out quantification of pathogen DNA in plant material, alongside testing compound efficacies against a range of plant pathogens. They will assist with epidemiological studies and data management as well as doing some preparation of media and assisting in the maintenance of the culture collection.

The successful candidate will have a degree in a subject which has a major component in plant pathology with some lab experience. Knowledge of crop husbandry and horticultural practices would be advantageous. Having a PA1 and PA6 certificate would also be advantageous but not essential.

If you are a plant science graduate looking for a 6 month contract in the York area, please apply online. Any queries can be directed to Luke on 0191 284 6768.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.