Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience (2 positions)

Contract length:

3 years

Opening date:

10 September 2018

Closing date:

31 January 2019

Apply for this job

Application is by CV and two-page supporting statement, which should be sent to EI.Chair@earlham.ac.uk by 12pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018.

The Earlham Institute (EI) is seeking Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience to join its Trustee Board.

Earlham Institute (EI) is a vibrant research institute focused on the application of state-of-the-art genomics and bioinformatics to advance and enable bioscience by applying computational and data driven approaches.


EI is located with five other partners on the Norwich Research Park, a bioscience cluster with an excellent reputation in plant and microbial sciences, interdisciplinary environmental sciences, and food, diet and health. The Board of Trustee Directors is looking to appoint two new Trustees who have experience in a relevant scientific field.

Previous experience as a member of executive or nonexecutive board or committee is essential. As a non-executive director and trustee of the charity you will use strategic leadership skills, together with integrity, to lead EI. You will be prepared to devote at least 10 days per year to the role.

If you believe that you can make a significant contribution to the governance and development of this cutting-edge research institute, and you can give the necessary commitment and would like to see the full candidate brief, please email EI.Chair@earlham.ac.uk.

Application is by CV and two-page supporting statement, which should be sent to EI.Chair@earlham.ac.uk by 12pm on Wednesday 31 October 2018. Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 18 March 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply.