Research Associate (plant science/biology)

Berkshire | Science

Do you have an interest in agrochemicals? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience working with plants?]

Job Title: Research Associate (Herbicide Screening Operations)

Location: Bracknell, Berkshire

Contract: 6 Months

Pay Rate: £11.84 an hour (circa £22,000 per annum)

SRG is working with a global leading agrochemical company who are seeking self-starters to join one of their herbicide screening operations teams in their vibrant glasshouse environment.

The Research Associate plays an important role in the development of their agrochemicals by applying them to plants and making key observations of the symptomology.


  • Selection of suitable weeds and crops for spraying, herbicide application, recording results and disposal of plants.
  • Maintain plants under glasshouse conditions (e.g. watering) for the duration of the test.
  • Identifying different plant species and herbicidal symptomology.
  • Work flexibly with Weed Control and Plant Production teams to ensure project needs are met.


  • Qualification in Plant Sciences, Biology/Biological Sciences, Botany or relevant hands-on experience of working with plants.
  • Excellent attention to detail as the role requires keen observations.
  • Demonstrable initiative and a proactive approach in the workplace.
  • The role involves lifting of heavy objects so good physical health and willingness is a must.

Apply online today! For more information and to discuss the application process get in touch with Tolu Kuforiji on .

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27/11/2019 12:48:00
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