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Senior Plant Pathologist

  • Well funded AgriTech spin-out pioneering the development of chemical-free Seed treatments.
  • Opportunity for a scientist with Seed / Plant Pathology expertise to take on a lead role, spearheading R&D and laboratory management activities!



  • Background in Plant & Seeds Science, with demonstrable expertise in Pathology.
  • Ability to take on a 'Lead' position (either with lead experience, or ready for this step up), entailing laboratory management, spearheading a small theam and co-ordinating R&D efforts.



This AgriTech start-up, born out of 10-15 years' worth of research in the Seeds Pathology space, is making waves in the Seeds sector having developed treatment solutions that are chemical-free, clean, energy efficient and cheap to deploy.

The global Agriculture sector is currently striving to develop chemical-free and environmentally friendly plant treatment solutions, making this a multi-billion (if not, multi-trillion) dollar space. Having raised funding in the millions, this company looks set to grow significantly in the next 1-2 years & beyond.

To join a small team, a specialist in Plant Pathology is required to undertake a lead role, essentially managing and co-ordinating Laboratory and R&D activities. This could be a good fit for somebody who is already experienced in taking on senior / lead level responsibilities, or a Scientist with a good level of experience for whom this would be the next logical career step up.

You will also need to a presentable and communicative individual - able to discuss and present ideas and scientific concepts to clients and potential investors.

In all, this is a great opportunity to join a start-up company in a key role as they look to grow, at the forefront of Agricultural & Environmental innovation!

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

Closing Date:

Industry: AgriTech; Plant & Seed Science

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

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Location: Loughborough, UK

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