Science Administrator

John Innes Centre
Norwich, Norfolk (GB)
October 12 2017
Organization Type

Independent Research Fellowships

The John Innes Centre (JIC), Norwich, UK is a world leading centre of excellence in plant and microbial sciences based on the Norwich Research Park. We are inviting applications from outstanding researchers who either hold, or wish to apply for Independent Research Fellowships [such as a BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship (, or a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (], to attend a Fellows Conference at the JIC on 29 January 2018. At the conference, you will be able to present a talk about your proposed area of research and to discuss your proposals, the development of your group and your future career plans in depth with senior JIC Scientists.

After the conference, we will select and mentor outstanding candidates in writing Fellowship applications and/or offer the opportunity to move existing Fellowships to the JIC. Considerable additional resources will be provided to Fellows by the Centre. We may also offer a Chris J Leaver Fellowship to a suitable candidate.

For further information please go to:

John Innes Foundation Chris J Leaver Fellowship

We are inviting applications from outstanding early-career-stage researchers for a Chris J Leaver Fellowship, funded by the John Innes Foundation. This is a 5-year Fellowship aimed at individuals wanting to start their own research group, and includes a Project Leader salary, funding for a post-doc, and considerable additional resources provided by the Centre. Shortlisted candidates will attend the Fellows Conference (see above).

Please e-mail a 2-page summary of your research plan, a copy of your CV and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be e-mailed to by Thursday 30 November 2017. All applicants will automatically be considered for the Independent Research Fellowships and the Chris J Leaver Fellowship - it is not necessary to apply twice.

The John Innes Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer, actively supporting inclusivity and diversity.  We are proud to hold a Gold Award from Athena SWAN and be member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.  We are also a Disability Confident employer.

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