Early-Career Group Leader

Salary range:

£49,540 - £60,430

Post No.


Contract length:

5 years


Science Division

Opening date:

17 March 2020

Closing date:

12 April 2020

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The role:

To expand our research portfolio, the Earlham Institute is looking for new Research Group Leaders. As an international centre of excellence in data-driven bioscience and innovative technologies, we invite applications from early career researchers using bioinformatics, modelling, computational biology or engineering (synthetic biology) to investigate biodiversity and biological systems.

The Early-Career Group Leader role will be responsible for an independent high-profile research group working in any area of the Earlham Institute (EI) research portfolio. The successful candidate will build, develop and lead their own independent internationally recognised research programme, publish significant research papers, attract substantial external funding, manage their own research team, and be responsible for financial control and delivery of their own research projects.

All faculty also contribute to the EI national capabilities either through the development of tools and technology or delivery of advanced training.

Required qualifications and experience:

Candidates should possess a PhD and postdoctoral experience gained within a relevant area of science. Appointments can be made at any level (Tenure Track or Tenure) depending on experience.

Additional information:

This role attracts a competitive salary, depending on qualifications and experience. We strongly encourage applications from women and ethnic minorities, and we welcome applications from candidates seeking full-time, part-time or other flexible working arrangements.

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