Scientific Advisor - Contract – Agrochemical Formulations


moa is recruiting for a Scientific Advisor (Contract) – Agrochemical Formulations


Moa Technology Limited is innovative and rapidly growing R&D crop protection company. At moa Technology our mission is to find the new generation of safe and effective herbicides to help farmers produce high quality food for all. To this aim, we have assembled a team of passionate and talented scientists, technician and operational staff, who respectively design, use and support the use of disruptive technologies that de-risk the herbicide discovery process and favour the development of sustainable crop protection products.

As an organisation, we believe that collectively leveraging our technologies and products for impact goes together with enabling our dedicated staff to fulfil their individual potential. We value collaborative endeavours, evidence-based decision making and resourcefulness.

Position type: Contract

Salary: Competitive

Location: The Oxford Science Park, Oxford,


We are looking to appoint a Scientific Advisor.

As deep knowledge expert in the formulation of agricultural products, you will guide the company in the formulation of novel herbicidal active ingredients that work via previously undiscovered modes of action. You will hold the company’s scientific team to account on formulation and field trial strategy and challenge project teams and senior management where appropriate.

You will be responsible for providing scientific and technical guidance, expertise and advice to our growing formulation team at moa.

Some business travel to moa’s site will be expected as part of this role.


Supporting moa by advising on the formulation of novel herbicidal active ingredients. Providing technical guidance, scientific challenge and expertise.



Extensive industrial experience of formulating agricultural products.

Other Requirements (travel, languages etc) – Must be willing travel to Cawood and Oxford sites when required.

moa is committed to building a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We recognize that diverse and inclusive teams build a stronger and more innovative company. Therefore, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status, marital status, or veteran status


Must be legally able to live and work in the UK

Please send a CV and cover letter to