Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Salary range:

£31,250 - £38,100

Post No.

1003630

Contract length:

36 months (37 hours per week)

Department:

Digital Biology

Opening date:

11 February 2019

Closing date:

10 March 2019

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The Earlham Institute (EI) is seeking a skilled Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join the laboratory of Prof Anthony Hall as part of the Core Strategic Programme “Genomics for food security" at the Earlham Institute, based in Norwich, UK.

The role:

This exciting position aims to develop the tools and resources for studying the circadian clock in wheat. The aim is to use the clock as a model to investigate how complex regulatory networks work across multiple genomes, whether this provides network robustness or increased flexibility and which components in the network are under selection.

The post holder will have the opportunity to contribute to other projects and develop next generation sequencing protocols.

Required qualifications and experience:

Applicants should possess a PhD in biological science with a focus on plant biology. We are looking for team player with a broad knowledge of plant molecular biology, plant genetics, basic statistics and ability to run simple bioinformatic workflows. Experience of collaborating with other research groups would be advantageous.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £31,250 to £38,100 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a fulltime post for a contract of 36 months.