In addition to the specific positions advertised below under Current Staff Vacancies , The Sainsbury Laboratory invites applications from talented students and researchers that are interested in plant and microbial sciences. Please follow the links below for more information
The Sainsbury Laboratory operates a joint Ph.D. programme with the John Innes Centre. Students are registered with the adjoining University of East Anglia (UEA) which has a lively academic, social and sporting student life. For current student opportunities please see www.jic.ac.uk/students/search/current_opps.asp
Current JIC/TSL/TGAC rotation students
Individuals who seek practical experience in advance of starting a PhD should consider applying for a predoctoral internship. For more details see http://www.tsl.ac.uk/docs/TSL Internships_WEB.pdf
The Sainsbury Laboratory continuously seeks outstanding postdoctoral applicants with a commitment to the mission of the Laboratory to make fundamental discoveries in the science of plant-microbe interactions and deliver solutions to crop diseases. Applicants should submit a cover letter stating their research interests and motivation, a CV, and the names of at least three referees to the Project Leader they are interested in working with, or to email@example.com. Higher priority will be given to applicants with an outstanding record who are competitive for postdoctoral fellowship awards.
Year 10 Science Camp
Year 10 science Camp, run in partnership with the Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, Institute of Food Research and The Genome Analysis Centre, provides a unique inspirational insight into life as a scientist at the Norwich Research Park, for Year 10 students.
Science Camp offers a mixture of group practical and academic activities in addition to two days of work placements in our laboratories.
For more information, visit www.jic.ac.uk/Year10
Please be aware that due to the anticipated large response to our vacancies we can only contact successful short listed applicants.
Bioinformatics Post-doctoral Researcher
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and highly motivated candidate to drive an exciting high-risk, high-reward project studying the evolution of pathogen genomes using population genetic/genomics and mathematical modelling approaches. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in population genetics/genomics or biomathematics.
ERC funded PhD positions available in plant immunity
The group of Silke Robatzek, located at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, is looking for high potential students with an interest in plant immunity. The candidates are expected to have a strong background in modern laboratory techniques with a degree in Biology. Experience in plant genetics and microscopy is a benefit. For further information please contact Dr. Silke Robatzek (robatzek@TSL.ac.uk).