Rothamsted Research – International Strategy Student Placement – deadline: 5pm, 3rd December 2021

Name Rothamsted Research
Placement base location Placements can take place remotely and/or in-person
Contact for enquiries Nicola Yates
Contact details Email:
Placement job title International Strategy Student Placement
Potential start date These placements would take place between 3rd January 2022 and 31st March 2022.
Potential working pattern

Daily work pattern: 9am to 5pm

Total hours per week: 35

FT/PT: Full time

Details of application method Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter by December 3rd, 5pm, to Nicola Yates ( Successful candidates will be called for an interview by December 10th and informed of the outcome by December 17th 2021.
Application closing date Please apply by Friday 3rd December 2021, 5pm (closing date).
Overview of PIPS organisation
Rothamsted Research (RRES), the oldest Agricultural Research Station in the world, founded in 1843 by Sir John Bennet Lawes and John Gilbert has a continued enviable global reputation for research excellence and delivering research outside of the UK. As part of our strategic planning for 2023–2030, Rothamsted Research is developing a new International Strategy. Against a backdrop of climate change, biodiversity loss and better nutrition, we recognise the necessity and opportunity to grow our science at this global scale.
Placement offered

To deliver on this initiative, we are seeking enthusiastic PhD students who would like to join RRes, as part of their PIPS placement, to help shape and develop our international ambition.

You would be working as part of a highly motivated team with potential roles including:

  1. Evaluations of international activities e.g. mapping current projects, grant pipelines, bibliometrics, principal investigator networks.
  2. The development of communication materials.
  3. Planning and co-hosting meetings with stakeholders e.g. funders, government departments, researchers.
  4. Gaining an understanding of project management systems.
  5. Developing processes for larger funding applications.
  6. Organising training in various processes for staff development.
Financial contribution/benefit(s)
Monies will be available for any additional costs incurred during your PIPS placement.