A position is open for a postdoctoral researcher to support the research group of Professor Beverley Glover, based in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

The role-holder will work closely with Professor Glover to support her research group, which studies the evolution and development of flowers. They will co-supervise and mentor PhD students and postdoctoral researchers; help in the management of research projects; provide training in use of laboratory equipment and in troubleshooting experimental progress; and support students and postdocs in preparing papers, thesis chapters and presentations. The role-holder will also take part in the preparation of research papers and funding applications.

In addition to this support role, the role-holder will also conduct research as part of one or more of the Glover lab’s current research projects. A specific research programme will be developed to suit the role-holder’s interests and skills.

We are looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral scientist who is interested in transitioning towards a group/lab management role. Strong molecular genetic skills are essential, along with a proven ability to train and mentor early career researchers and strong written communication skills. Experience with microscopy and with emerging genetic models would be an advantage.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

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Please notice that if you have not received any news from us 1 month after the closing date you should consider that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Please quote reference PD33137 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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Salary: £34,308-£42,155

Further information

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Closing date: 17 October 2022

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