Careers

We are a world-leading international centre of excellence in plant science and microbiology, involved in cutting-edge, high quality fundamental, strategic and applied research. 

We regularly recruit scientists and scientific support staff at all stages of their careers, from Postdoctoral Researchers to Group Leaders with outstanding track records. 

Our scientific reputation is built on our commitment to excellence and to training and developing our staff, our strengths in research, publications and economic impact, the provision of outstanding research facilities and through a high performing environment. 

The strength of our faculty and our ability to attract the best researchers, research support staff and students from the UK, Europe and internationally creates a vibrant, dynamic and intellectually nurturing environment for both training and scientific discovery and is a primary driver of our scientific effectiveness. This is underpinned scientifically by state-of-the-art technology platforms.

A recent staff survey indicated;

  • 88% of respondents felt proud to work at the John Innes Centre
  • 84% said the John Innes Centre is a great place to work
  • 91% said they are supported to try new ideas
  • 99% said they were interested in their work

Whether you have a passion for supporting scientific excellence or progressing fundamental or strategic plant and microbial science the John Innes Centre is the place for you.

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