Researcher (Soil Carbon)
Soil Carbon Researcher, Duchy College Stoke Climsland, CC33, £23,910, Closing Date Wednesday 8th April 2020, Hours per week: 37. Weeks per year: 52. (This is a fixed term role until 30/05/2021).
Based at Duchy College Stoke Climsland, we are looking for a soil carbon researcher to join a team working on a number of initiatives concerned with understanding and measuring the impact of farm management on soil quality and the farm economy.
Applicants must have a degree in agricultural, soil or crop science or a related discipline, and a demonstrable interest in sustainable agriculture. The candidate should have research experience and be a good communicator.
The Soil Carbon project is one of a suite of research projects funded via the Agri-tech Cornwall project, with the objective of furthering our understanding and measuring the impacts of farm management on soil quality, and in particular soil carbon. It is a collaborative project between Duchy College, Plymouth University and Rothamsted Research and works closely with a number of locally-based businesses. The successful candidate will work primarily within the team of researchers involved in the Soi Carbon project as well as other externally funded projects concerned with understanding soil quality and management in relation to climate change. The work will include:
Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Tuesday 21st April 2020.