Tissue Culture Lab Technician - Plant Biotech team

Plant Biotech · Norwich, Norfolk
Department Plant Biotech
Employment Type Full-Time

About Tropic Biosciences

Based in Norwich (UK), Tropic Biosciences is a leading agricultural biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercialisng high-performing varieties of tropical crops which provide significant benefits to growers, processors and consumers. Tropic’s vision is to become a leading seed business with significant ownership of its products from the laboratory to the field, while maintaining constructive relationships with growers and consumers based on transparency and trust.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking an experienced tissue culture technician to work in the development of novel and exciting product and technology pipelines. Your background must demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively to provide high quality research in a timely manner.

Your primary role will be to work in the tissue culture lab supporting the plants regeneration group. You will contribute to projects at all phases of the pipeline from initial discovery to field trials. You will be comfortable with working in a dynamic, fast changing environment, and able to communicate complex biological mechanisms, methods, analyses and results to scientists from diverse backgrounds.


  • The successful candidate will have a relevant degree in Plant sciences.
  • Experience with plant transformation technics and tissue culture work of various species is essential.
  • Knowledge/hands-on experience with plant screening, green house trials is highly desirable.

Other highly sought attributes include:

  • Experience in molecular biology techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong scientific curiosity and initiative


Additional information

  • Job Location –Norwich Research Park, Norwich, England
  • Time Requirement - Full time position
  • Compensation – We offer a competitive compensation package to successful candidates

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  • Location
    Norwich, Norfolk
  • Department
    Plant Biotech
  • Employment Type