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Postdoctoral Researcher (Charpentier Lab)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Laboratory of Dr Myriam Charpentier at the John Innes Centre based in Norwich, UK.


The group’s research aims to understand how plant nuclear calcium signals, elicited by biotic and abiotic stresses, are encoded and decoded to modulate plant growth and performance in diverse environments.

The role

To understand the nutritional benefit of a novel root endosymbioses molecular component. The Charpentier lab seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Researcher with experience in and a passion for root endosymbioses interaction. They will benefit from a highly interdisciplinary and international environment, with outstanding institutional support.

The ideal candidate

Candidates are expected to have a PhD in Plant Sciences with experience in endosymbioses interactions, molecular biology, nutrient analyses or genetics, with experience in endosymbioses interactions being essential.

Additional information

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This is a full-time post for a contract of 6 months.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found here or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or quoting reference 1003812.

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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. The John Innes Centre is also proud to hold a Gold Award from Athena SWAN and is a member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme.

The closing date for applications will be 9 December 2019.  

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

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