Jonne Rodenburg

Greenhouse Research Technician

Website NRInstitute Natural Resources Institute (NRI) - University of Greenwich

Natural Resources Institute (

£30,487 to £36,024 per annum
Contract Type:
Fixed Term – Till February 2026
Release Date:
Friday 10 November 2023
Closing Date:
Friday 24 November 2023
Interview Date:
To be confirmed
The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) ( is an internationally renowned multi-disciplinary centre of the University of Greenwich that undertakes research, consultancy and training to support sustainable development, food security, economic growth and poverty reduction in developing countries.

An opportunity has arisen for a research technician with a background in crop or plant research to work within a small team to deliver research in the area of agronomy, weed science, parasitic plants, soil biology, crop protection. The successful candidate will assist NRI scientists in conducting plant experiments in collaboration with national and international organisations and as part of a 2nd phase research project (Promoting Root Microbes for Integrated Striga Eradication – PROMISE), funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The successful candidate will join the Agriculture, Health and Environment Department, which has a well-established world renown group working on many aspects of agronomy and crop protection, and is particularly concerned with conducting greenhouse plant experiments under the supervision of research leaders.

You will have a BSc, with a least 2 years of research experience in crop/plant/soil/weed science, preferably in greenhouse and field settings. The position may involve frequent short-term overseas travel (to project-partner countries including in Africa).

The post is full-time and fixed term for 3 years with a contract renewal option for another 2 years.

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on; For Questions on the technical aspects: Prof. Jonne Rodenburg,

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