Director of NRP Biosciences DTP and Chair of the NBI Institutes Graduate School

Norwich, United Kingdom
12 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The Norwich Research Park (NRP), an international centre of excellence for bioscience, operates a substantial Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) on behalf of the UKRI Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, recruiting around 30 PhD students annually. The Norwich Bioscience Institutes (NBI), part of the NRP, are seeking to recruit an ambitious academic who will act both as the Director of the DTP and as Chair of the Graduate School Executive for NBI. This is a unique opportunity for an individual wishing to play a pivotal role in the development of future bioscientists, by progressing world­class doctoral training for the vibrant postgraduate research community at the NRP.

The enthusiastic individual we seek will have supervised postgraduate studentswithin their own research programmes, gained competitive research funding and will be able to operate alongside senior academics at the University of East Anglia and the NBI, as well as the Postgraduate Research Directors of NBI.

The NBI are the John Innes Centre, the Quadram Institute Bioscience, The Earlham Institute and The Sainsbury Laboratory. The successful candidate will be based at the John Innes Centre and their salary on appointment will be within the range of £68,670 to £86,000 per annum depending on qualifications, skills and experience. This is a full time post on an indefinite basis.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450814 or quoting reference 1004528.

We are an equal opportunities employer, actively supporting inclusivity and diversity.  As a Disability Confident organisation, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this vacancy. We are proud to hold a prestigious Gold Athena SWAN award in recognition of our inclusive culture, commitment and good practices towards advancing of gender equality. We offer an exciting, stimulating, diverse research environment and actively promote a family friendly workplace. The Institute is also a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

The closing date for applications will be 8 October 2023.

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