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Postdoctoral Researcher (Dodd Group)

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the Laboratory of Dr Antony Dodd.

About the John Innes Centre

The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant science, genetics and microbiology. We nurture a creative, curiosity led approach to answering fundamental questions in bioscience, and translate that knowledge into societal benefits.

The Dodd Group investigates roles for circadian regulation and signal transduction in the adaptation of plants to fluctuating environments.

The role

The successful candidate will conduct laboratory and field-based research into the role of the circadian clock in environmental signal integration. They will liaise with our collaborators at Kyoto University, and occasionally travel overseas to conduct field work in rural Japan.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will possess a PhD in plant molecular biology and have laboratory skills in molecular biology and plant physiology. They will have demonstrated ability to successfully perform research investigating molecular processes driving plant adaptation to fluctuating environments, evidenced by first-author peer-reviewed publications, conference oral presentations or other equivalent contributions. Mathematical modelling skills and experience of supervising and/or training group members would be advantageous.

Additional information

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,625 to £38,575 per annum depending on qualifications and experience.  This post is for a contract of 26 months.

Interviews will be held on 11 September 2019.

Please note, this post does not meet UKVI requirements to provide Tier 2 visa sponsorship.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found here, or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or  quoting reference 1003772.

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.

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