The Sainsbury Laboratory is a vibrant research community with a global reputation for scientific excellence. TSL has a large international community and welcomes scientists from all around the world embracing a diverse mix of cultures and backgrounds.
The Laboratory’s vision of making fundamental discoveries in plant microbe interactions, is underpinned by providing an outstanding training environment that prepares scientists who pass through the Laboratory to excel in their future careers and many of our Alumni have moved onto prestigious Laboratories around the world.
The Laboratory is located at the Norwich Research Park within a unique cluster of academic excellence and we aim to maximise our positive impact on societal benefits by combatting plant diseases and accelerating breeding.
TSL is committed to providing a nurturing working environment that respects the dignity and rights of all staff and students and provide individuals with the opportunity to realise their full potential. Our strength comes from our people and we encourage equality, diversity and inclusion for all. Our range of flexible working practices and family friendly policies, allows each individual to maximise their talent. Additionally, there is a great level of support for researchers and students through one-to-one mentoring, career development programme and tailored learning and development.
Our group leaders have signed 7 principles to improve UK research culture by making it healthier, stronger and more inclusive.
The Laboratory is a member of the Athena SWAN charter and is dedicated to creating a fair and balanced environment in which all colleagues feel equally represented and valued. Based within a cluster of academic excellence, working alongside our partners, TSL is a vibrant hub to nurture fundamental plant health discoveries for a sustainable world.