Project Manager and Knowledge Exchange Professional (N8 Agri-Food)
University of Manchester

The eight most research intensive Universities in the North of England (Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield & York) are working together under the £16M N8 Agri-Food programme ( As a consequence, the University has an opening for a Project Manager and Knowledge Exchange Professional. The postholder will support the Manchester Academic Lead in monitoring, managing and promoting the research activities within N8 Agri-Food (, as well as ensuring that appropriate support is available to the PIs and researchers associated with it. View job description here

Research Associates: Smart Sensors and Systems for Agriculture (N8 AgriFood) University of Manchester

Due to the broadening ‘smart sensors’ research in the e-Agri Sensors Centre,  part of the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester, the group has an additional position for up to two post-doctoral research engineers. 

The posts are available immediately and offered initially for 2 year periods. It is anticipated that the contracts will be extended subject to the performance of the successful applicant(s) and continued project funding.

Previous applicants need not apply


For more information please view job description here

Fully Funded PhD Studentships                                                                                                                   Newcastle University

Newcastle University are offering two fully funded PhD studentships in the field of plant science and biotechnology. Further information on both of these can be found on the links below:

  1. “Bioprospecting and pathovar profiling of plant pathogenic bacteria using novel high throughput technology platform
  2. “Monitoring food and feed authenticity using an advanced glycan profiling platform”

Please contact Professor William Willats for all enquiries: 

Professor William Willats
School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development,                                                                                   Devonshire Building,
Newcastle University,
T: +44 (0) 191 208 9600