Principal Investigators

Institute of Food Research

The Quadram Institute is a new interdisciplinary research institute at the forefront of a new era in food and health research.  It brings together clinical and non-clinical scientists in a new state-of-the-art building due for completion in early 2018. Based on the Norwich Research Park home, of the John Innes Centre, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, The Earlham Institute and the University of East Anglia, it is one of the largest centres of life sciences in Europe.

We have a number of Principal Investigator roles to deliver scientific excellence and social and economic impact in food and health research across the four research themes of the Quadram Institute (QI):

  • Gut health and the microbiome
  • Healthy ageing
  • Food innovation and health
  • Food safety and genomics of food borne pathogens

Principal Investigators will have a PhD, significant experience of leading and developing a successful research programme and research teams, be able to demonstrate an impressive publication record and have experience of achieving research funding.

Positions come with significant research support package. Tenure may be available for Principal Investigator roles. We offer an exciting and innovative research environment, competitive salaries (depending on qualifications and experience) and a great place to live – relocation packages available.

For more information and details of how to apply for one of these roles at the Quadram Institute please go to

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of society.  The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values.  To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.

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