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Quadram Institute Bioscience provides a stimulating and rewarding environment to work in. Research Group Leaders lead small teams that use multidisciplinary approaches to tackling major societal challenges of  treating disease , food innovation & improving health.

The Quadram Institute is part of the Norwich Research Park, which is home to 6 institutions carrying out world-leading research, an internationally renowned university, a major hospital with clinical research facilities and around 30 science and IT based businesses. With over 11,000 people including 3,000 scientists and clinicians and an annual research spend of over £100 million, the Norwich Research Park is Europe’s leading centre for research in Food, Health and the Environment.

Quadram Institute Bioscience benefits from its location on the edge of Norwich, combining a pleasant location set in 230 hectares of parkland with proximity to Norwich, a vibrant city that mixes the past and the future to make an inspiring place to live and work.

At Quadram Institute Bioscience we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As part of that commitment we have signed up to the Athena SWAN Charter and we are working towards our application for Bronze status in late 2021. Athena SWAN was originally established to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths, and medicine (STEMM). The Charter now includes addressing gender equality more broadly, not just the barriers to progression that affect women and recognises work undertaken to address gender equality more broadly, and not just barriers to progression that affect women.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to offer an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.

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Science

Applications Close: 29 June 2021

Research Scientist (AMR and Metagenomics)

Applications are invited for a Research Scientist in Microbial Metagenomics to join the Microbes in the Food Chain Programme at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK. Background: An exciting opportunity is available for a Research Scientist to progress a project funded by...

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Studentship

Applications Close: 01 July 2021

Research Experience Placement

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant (Research Experience Placement) to join the Laboratory of Nathalie Juge in the Gut Microbes and Health Programme at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK. Juge Group: The main activity of the Juge group is centred...

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Support

Applications Close: 05 July 2021

Project Support Assistant (PEARL/MOTION)

Applications are invited for a Project Support Assistant to join the Gut Microbes and Health (GMH) Programme at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based on the Norwich Research Park in Norwich, UK. Background: To understand what makes a healthy microbiome, The Gut Microbes and Health...

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Science

Applications Close: 07 July 2021

Bioinformatician (DIME Study)

Applications are invited for a Bioinformatician to join the Laboratory of Dr Traka in the Food Databanks Programme at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK. Background: Food Databanks National Capability (FDNC) is the national provider of nutritional food composition data eaten in...

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Studentship

Applications Close: 12 July 2021

Adapt or die? Understanding how bacterial biofilms evolve under stress (WEBBER_Q20DTPR2)

Most bacteria on earth exist within a biofilm; a community of aggregated cells. Biofilms are important in many industrial contexts and most bacterial infections include biofilms. One hallmark of biofilms is their extreme resistance to antimicrobials. However, very little is known about how bacteria...

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Applications Close: 16 July 2021

Genomic adaptation of gut bacteria in long-term human colonizations (HILDEBRAND_Q21ERC)

Bacterial strains in the human gut microbiome can associate to their host for decades. During this time, mutations accumulate in their genomes, that are either adaptive, neutral or deliterious. In this project, we will investigate such mutations and their evolutionary impact, using a family...

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Self funded studentships / funded scholarships

We welcome applications from students who have or hope to gain scholarships or wish to self-fund their studies. The first step is to identify a research area and if possible a potential supervisor (see our research groups) The second step is to complete an...

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