Tissue Culture Lab Technician

Banana · Norwich, Norfolk
Department Banana
Employment Type Full-Time

About Tropic Biosciences

Based in Norwich (UK) and with a team of over 90 professionals, Tropic Biosciences is one of the world’s leading agricultural gene-editing companies. Our team is dedicated to the development and commercialization of high-performing varieties of tropical crops to provide significant benefits to growers, processors and consumers globally.

Tropic’s vision is to become a dominant 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 undergraduate or masters degree in Plant sciences.
  • Experience with plant transformation techniques and tissue culture work of various species is desirable.
  • 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
  • Benefits – 25 days annual leave, Private Medical Insurance through Vitality, 4% employer contribution to pension, day to day cash back off of medical expenses, Group Income protection scheme, good learning and training opportunities, social events throughout the year.

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