Principal Scientist

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My client, a pioneering start-up organisation within the AgriTech industry are in urgent need of a Principal Scientist to join their team at an exciting time of growth!

What will I be doing?
Joining the company in their Oxford office, the Principal Scientist will join a small technically excellent team of Chemists, Scientists and Toxicologists, focussing mainly identification of chemical compounds through complex chemical synthesis.

About the company
This pioneering start-up have developed a range of powerful platforms, that when used in conjunction with artificial intelligence, enable the discovery of new herbicides. This Oxford University spin-out company are already making waves in the AgriTech industry and with an enormous amount of financial backing are set to expand rapidly over the next 12 months!

The ideal candidate will have…

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field such as Life Sciences, Biology or Plant Sciences
  • Commercial experience working within the Agrochemical, Pharmaceuticals or Biotechnology industry
  • Experience with complex chemical synthesis

So what’s next?
If you think this role is a good fit for you, please apply below and I will be in touch with you shortly to discuss the role further.

Alternatively, if you’re not ready to apply just yet but would like some more information, please feel free to call me on 07467 141 786 or email

Job Type
Contact Name
Megan Robertson
Contact Number
  • Life assurance
  • Salary sacrifice
  • Onsite parking
  • Bonus
Date Posted
November 29


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