Agricultural Field Trials Officer

Agricultural Field Trials Officer

Scottish Agronomy is Scotland’s leading agronomy advice service devoted to the provision of unbiased advice to arable farmers. We are dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions for our grower and trade associate members.

 

In our extensive state-of-the-art field trials programme, our objective is to produce, gather, interpret and disseminate technical information. Successful agronomy depends on continual production of new information, and the research function of the company is key to providing a technical advantage to the membership.

 

We are proud to be the largest supplier of data to AHDB for the Recommended List Variety Trials in Scotland. We’re always on the lookout for new technologies and approaches, from satellite-guided drills to bio-controls.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our established Trials team. Working as part of a small team, the successful applicant would be involved in all aspects of arable field trials. The work requires a high degree of self-motivation and initiative, with a measure of flexibility to meet seasonal workload. This role would be particularly suited to an applicant graduating in Summer 2022.

 

Purpose of the Job

 

To assist in the delivery of an annual programme of field trials from the planning and execution phases through to the reporting of trial results.  Developing personal skills and professional experience of agricultural research. Full training will be given as required.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

Person Specification

 

The successful candidate will be a “hands on” individual, with an enthusiasm and passion for Scottish agriculture.

 

 

Role Details

 

Location:                  Arlary Farm, Kinross, KY13 9SJ

Hours:                       Full-time, 40 hours per week

 

 

Please Apply in the first instance by sending a CV & covering letter to:

 

A.Christie@ScottishAgronomy.co.uk

 

Further information on Scottish Agronomy can be found at www.ScottishAgronomy.co.uk

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