Career Progression

We are committed to training the next generation of scientists and encourage professional registration and relevant development for our Research Support Staff.

We provide a supportive, inspirational and energetic environment for training to meet future scientific and societal challenges.

As a new recruit you will have access to our coaching and mentoring pool, and to training and development opportunities, career guidance and support relevant to your role.

Examples of the training provided include workshops on:

  • Grant writing and reviewing
  • Fellowship application writing
  • Manuscript writing
  • Experimental design and analysis
  • Bioinformatics
  • High performance computing
  • Mathematical modelling
  • EMBO workshops
  • Leadership and Management
  • Personal Resilience and Wellbeing

The John Innes Centre is an excellent springboard for you to develop your career aspirations.

A career with us will open up opportunities for collaborations both within and outside of the John Innes Centre providing an opportunity to travel, as appropriate to your work, and interact with a diverse range of like-minded people.

We are also founding signatories of the Technician Commitment, a sector-wide initiative led by the Science Council, supported by the Gatsby Foundation to help address key challenges facing technical staff working in research.