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John Innes Centre, Norwich

Location: Norwich
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th October 2018
Closes: 9th November 2018
Job Ref: 1003558

The John Innes Centre is an international centre of excellence in plant science and microbiology. We invite applications for new Project Leader positions from creative early-career or established researchers who wish to develop independent programs relevant to these fields. We encourage applications from researchers from all branches of life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering. The breadth of our current portfolio can be seen on our website:

The main criteria on which appointments are made are scientific excellence and the promise of the proposed research plans. Applicants are invited to describe (i) their current research and (ii) their short and longer-term research aims and potential impact (each ~2-3 pages). Please apply on-line via the JIC website, including a CV and names of three academic referees. 

Appointments can be made at any level depending on experience and come with significant support (professional development, research and administrative). Start-up research funding is negotiable and Tenure is available for senior appointees.  For further information please visit our website or contact Human Resources, John Innes Centre Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK, (+44) (0)1603 450149. It is proposed that initial interviews will take place in the weeks commencing 21st and 28th January 2019.

JIC is committed to equal opportunities for all employees and will consider applications on the criteria above regardless of age, disability, gender, or other personal characteristics, beliefs and backgrounds. In this context, we are an Athena SWAN institutional Gold Award holder, a Disability Confident Employer and a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.  We offer an exciting, stimulating, diverse research environment and actively promote a family friendly workplace. Please see our website for further details.

We welcome applications from candidates seeking full-time, part-time or other flexible working arrangements.

The closing date for applications will be 9th November 2018

The John Innes Centre is a registered charity (No. 223852) grant-aided by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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