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Principal Researcher - Crops & Agroforestry Team Leader

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Sectors Arboriculture, Forestry, Horticulture
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 07/03/2013
Company Name Organic Research Centre
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Directory Entry : The Organic Research Centre (ORC) is a small charity, yet we are the UK’s leading independent research organisation for agroecological farming approaches such as organic and agroforestry; we drive our own research agenda to tackle global issues by acting locally and finding community-based solutions for farmers and their supply chains.
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Principal Researcher - Crops & Agroforestry Team Leader – Ref: Res1302 
The Organic Research Centre is looking to appoint a Principal Researcher - Team Leader for its Crops and Agroforestry Research Team. The post will be responsible for all areas of the programme including delivery, development and dissemination of the research as well as management and development of staff. The candidate would possess a PhD or equivalent experience in crop/agricultural sciences or plant ecology with a good understanding of crop agronomy. An understanding of ecological genetics or crop breeding would be desirable. You should have a track record of scientific and conference publications, experience of working within international research consortia and project or programme management. Experience of staff management would also be desirable. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are vital.

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 7 March and interviews will be held at the Organic Research Centre on Thursday 21 March.

Further information and an application form can be downloaded here .

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