Research Assistant

Duchy College Rural Business School

Stoke Climsland, Cornwall
£22,402 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01579 372376 Becky Willson

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 28th March 2018  

Based at the Rural Business School at Stoke Climsland, we are looking for an experienced individual to work with researchers involved in the Agri-tech Cornwall Project by providing support for a number of farm-resource management research projects, including farm data collection and monitoring.

Applicants must have an appreciation of sustainable agricultural practice, particularly in relation to resource efficiency, climate change, soil management and enhanced farm biodiversity, a sound knowledge of farming and an interest in agricultural research.

Agri-tech Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly is a 3 year £10m project to increase Research Development and Innovation in the Agri- tech sector across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. It is part- funded by the European Development Fund.

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