Postdoctoral position to study phosphorylation of plant receptor kinases

Closing Date: 21.05.2017 Reference ID: CZ01/2017 Salary: £32,004 - £38,183

Postdoctoral position in the Zipfel Group to study phosphorylation of plant receptor kinases

A two-year postdoctoral position is available to study immune signalling in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, with a specific focus on the role of receptor kinase phosphorylation.

Candidates should be highly motivated individuals with a strong interest in signaling and biochemistry, a PhD degree together with significant experience in biochemistry and/or proteomics, which can be demonstrated by previous first-authored publications on the topic.


Salary will be within the UEA Research and Analogous staff Grade 7 scale at between £32,004 and £38,183 p.a.; the appointment level will reflect qualifications, skills, knowledge and achievements.  The position is offered initially for 2 years.


Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details of three referees, and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria. Applications for the position may be submitted online using the ‘Apply’ button below. Alternatively applications may be submitted, quoting the reference number CZ01/2017, by e-mail to or by post to Kim Wood, HR Manager, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UH, UK.