Member Vacancies

British Beet Research Organisation - Applied Crop Scientist

Base: BBRO Office, Norwich Research Park
Salary: £30,000 PA
Working Hours: 35 hours per week
Position: Full-Time, Permanent

BBRO are currently recruiting for an Applied Crop Scientist to join their science team and help provide evidence-based solutions to sugar beet farming problems.

The work of an Applied Crop Scientist:

Working across their research and KE teams you will be responsible for research projects and KE activities predominantly underpinned by crop physiology but also linked to agronomy and crop management, enabling growers to better understand and aim to achieve the true yield potential of their own sugar beet crop. This may involve laboratory, glasshouse and field trials and regular communication with growers and other stakeholders.

Skills set needed:

You should have a Science or agricultural PhD or significant relevant knowledge on sugar beet physiology and agronomy with a good understanding of statistical design and analysis. The job requires that you can communicate effectively with scientists and growers and can tailor technical information to meet the needs of your audience. Use of social media and other digital communications tools is desirable. A UK driving licence would be advantageous, although not critical, as travel to field sites will be required.

How to apply

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for the position of BBRO Applied Crop Scientist, please send your CV and covering letter to: Closing date is 31st May 2020.
If you have not received an email inviting you for interview within 5 days after the application closing date, that means you have not been shortlisted for this job.



Partner Vacancies  

For information on vacancies within any of our Partner organisations please click on the following links: 


Norwich Research Park Doctoral Training Partnership Programme

The Norwich Research Park doctoral training programme make calls for applications for over 30 projects each year.  

For full details of the programme please go to the NRP DTP website:


PhD research studentships are advertised year-round though the bulk tend to appear during the autumn and winter. A variety of studentships are available depending on the institution and funding source. Research PhDs may be done at many of the Norwich Research Park partner institutions.

For information on funded studentships use the links to the University of East Anglia, for the John Innes Centre please click here for The Sainsbury laboratory click here  and for the Quadram Institute, click here.

For UEA Science Faculty PhD studentships project information, please click here.

Accelerator space

The perfect launch pad for life sciences business - shared office and laboratory space that is ready-to-go