Research Technician

Full Time, 3 year fixed term with possibility of extension

Future Trees Trust are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with its cutting edge and expanding research programme for improving broadleaved trees. Based in South Oxfordshire, this person will be a recent graduate with a degree in forestry, a related land science subject or genetics, and have a keen interest in forestry research in general, and forest genetics in particular. This full-time position is fully funded for three years, with the possibility of longer-term employment, funding permitting.

Future Trees Trust is a charity dedicated to hardwood tree improvement and the management of forest genetic resources. While we do not directly own any land or research trials, we have many active partnerships with landowners and research organisations. This job entails the management of many diverse research sites and much travel, sometimes staying away overnight for several consecutive days, is a key component of this job.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, independent, reliable and trustworthy with a willingness to work unsocial hours and in all weathers during the field season. A full clean driving licence and own vehicle is essential. For more details, please see the job description (in the link below)

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to, explaining why you are interested in this job, and how you fit the role.

Closing Date: Sunday 24th November 2019.

Interviews: Interviewees will be contacted on Tuesday 26th November 2019 and interviews will take place on Friday 29th November 2019 in Harwell, Oxfordshire.



Posted on the 28th October 2019 at 5:46am.