Research Leader (Campylobacter)


Contract length: Career Track (5 years) or Tenured (Indefinite)
Salary: Competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience
Applications Close: 27 April 2017

Research Leader (Campylobacter)

(Molecular microbiology/biochemistry)

Flexibility for Full or Part Time (2 or 3 days a week)

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 are now seeking an outstanding Research Leader to lead an innovative research strategy and programme focussed on the role of transcriptional, post-transcriptional and epigenetic regulation of virulence and metabolism of Campylobacter.

Applicants must 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 considerable research funding.

Extensive experience in bacterial foodborne pathogens including specialist knowledge of Campylobacter is essential for this role. This includes exploiting whole genome sequences, modelling evolution, understanding genomic and physiological diversity, pathogen virulence or emergence, molecular epidemiology, network analysis, or systems biology.

Positions come with a significant research support package. We offer an exciting and innovative research environment, a competitive salary (depending on qualifications and experience) and a great place to live – a relocation package is available. 

Closing Date: 27th April 2017

 The Institute of Food Research is a registered charity (No 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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