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Job Description

A Soil Scientist will check and interpret data collected by soil samples to ensure efficient growing which could influence agriculture production. Soil is vital to sustaining food production and supporting plant and animal life across the globe.

Entry Requirements

You will need at least a 2:1 degree in soil science, agriculture, chemistry, biology, microbiology, ecology, geography, environmental science or another related subject.  Entry with an HND or equivalent would only be possible at a technician level.

Required Skills

  • Experience gained through work experience or voluntary work would be beneficial
  • Logical thinker 
  • The ability to plan and carry out experiments either in a laboratory or soil-related field work

Starting Salary

£16,000 to £25,000

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