GlyCarb Study Investigator

Applications Close: 09 December 2021

Salary: £25,568 to £31,384 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Contract Length: 13 weeks

Applications are invited for a GlyCarb Study Investigator to join the Laboratory of Dr Hazard in the Food Innovation and Health programme at Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB), based in Norwich, UK.


The GlyCarb Remote study is investigating how different carbohydrate-rich meals affect blood sugar levels.

The role:

The primary responsibility of the Study Investigator will be to support the GlyCarb Remote study activities and conduct study activities independently. The role may involve laboratory analyses study foods and data analysis, depending on the candidate experience.

The ideal candidate:

The ideal candidate will have a BSc in a related field (MSc and/or PhD is also desirable). They must also have previous scientific research experience. Experience in in vivo intervention studies is preferred however, candidates with experience in in vitro digestibility studies are encouraged to apply. Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are essential, ability to work independently is preferred.

Please note, the successful candidate will need to complete the required training and obtain a research passport for this study. This requires applying for a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

Additional information:

Salary on appointment will be within the range £25,568 to £31,384 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time post for a contract of 13 weeks.

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit our website or contact the Human Resources team on 01603 450462 or quoting reference 16693

Please note, this post does not meet UKVI requirements to provide Skilled Worker visa sponsorship.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sectors of society.  The Institute supports equality of opportunity within the workplace and expects all employees to share and display these values.  To support our commitment, we have a range of family, faith and diversity friendly working arrangements to help all staff achieve excellence in their area of work.

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

About the Quadram Institute:

The Quadram Institute is a new interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to understanding how food and microbes interact to promote health and prevent disease. Its mission is to deliver healthier lives through innovation in gut health, microbiology and food. A partnership between Quadram Institute Bioscience, the University of East Anglia, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and BBSRC, it brings together scientists and clinicians in a state-of-the-art building on the Norwich Research Park. This is one of Europe’s largest centres of life sciences and home of the John Innes Centre and The Earlham Institute.

The closing date for applications will be 9th December 2021

The Quadram Institute Bioscience is a registered charity (No. 1058499) and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.