We welcome applications from students who have or hope to gain scholarships or wish to self-fund their studies.

Students will have (or expect to gain) a First or Upper Second class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject and will meet the minimum English language requirements.

To apply, follow these steps;

1 - Identify a research area and if possible a potential supervisor

2 - Contact the Postgraduate Research team and propose the area of research you are interested in

3 - We will approach supervisors in your research area to see if there are any potential vacancies in their labs and will contact you if your application has been successful


For more information, please contact:

Graduate Studies Office

The John Innes Centre is an independent, world-leading international centre of excellence in plant science and microbiology.

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

Our researchers are leaders in a wide range of disciplines in the biological and chemical sciences including microbiology, cell biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, molecular biology, computation and mathematical biology.

The strength and impact of our research is demonstrated through our publication output, as well as our economic impact.

The John Innes Centre is committed to an equal opportunities agenda that encourages flexible working to support career development and a good work-life balance and we hold an Athena SWAN Gold Award.

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