Rothamsted hunts for new Chief Exec

CHAP partner Rothamsted Research is looking to appoint a new Research Director and Chief Executive.

The selected candidate will be expected to reshape the Institute’s future science focus, including an exciting digitalisation initiative, in order to attract a significant amount of new science and talent into Rothamsted.

Alongside delivery of excellent science and innovation from the institute’s current and future strategic programmes, the Institute Director will be responsible for further developing and securing Rothamsted’s profile as a world class scientific research establishment.

Chairman of Rothamsted’s Board of Trustee-Directors, Professor Sir John Beddington said: “We are seeking an Institute Director who has the character, resolve and appetite – together with a depth of knowledge of the research landscape – to advance our contribution to a sustainable future.

The new Director must provide inspiring strategic leadership that reaches into all aspects of its business including scientific direction.”

To apply online or for more information on the post, visit Odgers Berndtson.

If you are interested, you must act soon as the closing date for applications is Friday 28th February 2020.

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