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Job Advert – New Science Opportunities at Stockbridge




Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC) Ltd, based in Yorkshire, is one of the UK’s leading independent applied Research & Development Centres delivering technology for UK horticulture & agriculture.

We are now offering the opportunity of 1-year fixed contracts (with the intention for these to become permanent positions for the right candidates) in various specialisms and at various levels in our Science Department.

Roles as Technician through to Project Manager are available covering specialist areas such as Plant Pathology, Entomology, Sustainable and Photobiology.  The ideal candidate will be qualified to degree level or above in such a discipline, or alternatively be qualified by experience. 

Ideally you will bring relevant experience such as R&D trial work, delivering knowledge transfer and bid writing.

You should possess an analytical mind with a high level of attention to detail, work in an efficient organised manner and have good oral and written communication skills.

The ability to work as part of a team when required is essential, as is working independently as required.

Candidates with PA1/PA6 & BASIS qualifications are preferred.

This role will require off-site travel.  We are based in a rural location, so a clean driving license and own transport are essential.

Salary will be commensurate to experience.

If you think you have the right skills to become part of our team please forward your CV and covering letter to Mrs. Elaine Hukins, Office Manager, by email at  Should you require more information regarding the positions, including salary range, please contact Elaine on 01757 268275 or by email.

Closing date for applications – Friday 25th May 2018

Job Opportunity – Programme Manager , working for The Real Farming trust

Come and work for the Real Farming Trust

We’ve a new job as programme manager helping “real farming” enterprises run by/for communities become financially viable with a mix of grants, loans, community funding and business support. It’s funded by Esmee Fairbairn. Loans provided by Cooperative and Community Finance. Huge opportunity for someone — somewhere! (We’re in Oxford, but they don’t have to be based here) .
More information to be found here




Farms Events Manager

An exciting opportunity is available at LEAF to run our very succesful Open Farm Sunday; Speak Out programme and other key events and communication activities including LEAF Demonstration Farms.

LEAF works to ‘Inspire and enable prosperous farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities’ and this work will focus on encouraging a better public understanding of farming and the countryside and support farmers in developing more sustainable businesses through the uptake of Integrated Farm Management.

The post will be based at the LEAF Offices in Warwickshire and a competitive package is available.

We are looking for an experianced, creative, energetic and motivated individual for this unique and exciting position.

For more information and application form please contact:

LEAF, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, CV8 2LG

Tel:02476413911 or email:

Closing date for applications: Monday, 24th August 2009 Time 23:00

Interview date for short listed candidates: Monday 7th September 2009

Start date: As soon as possible

HDC Studentship Scheme 2009

We are pleased to announce the call for the HDC Studentship Scheme for 2010 as outlined in the attached letter.  Full details are available on the Contractors’ page of the HDC website:

Please note the tight deadlines and bring this call to the attention of your colleagues