Chair positions in Industrial Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology & Bioenergy

The University of Nottingham is a global university with campuses in Nottingham UK, China and Malaysia. It is ranked in the top 80 universities world-wide (QS Rankings) with a vibrant, cross-disciplinary research culture. It has strategic partner status with BBSRC and framework status with EPSRC.

It has a strong and established track-record in industrial biotechnology (IB) and has many close relationships with leading industry players. Sustainable biological and chemical processing are among its strategic priority areas and it has ambitious plans to capitalise on and grow its IB portfolio. Recent infrastructural investment includes the establishment of a new £14.3m BBSRC/EPSRC Synthetic Biology Research Centre (SBRC) equipped with state of the art laboratories and instrumentation. The primary focus of the SBRC is an exciting programme of work to convert C1 gases through bacterial fermentation to chemical feed-stocks. The SBRC is complemented by co-aligned centres of excellence including the planned, £24m GSK-supported Carbon Neutral Laboratories, which are dedicated to the development of green and sustainable chemistry. The University of Nottingham hosts a comprehensive portfolio of Doctoral Training Programmes that span biotechnology, energy and sustainable chemistry.

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for Chairs in the following areas: