Institute Strategic Programme Leader (Food Innovation and Health)

Applications Close: 31 May 2019

Salary: Competitive depending on experience and qualifications

Contract Length: Permanent

Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) is at the forefront of a new interface between food science and health. QIB’s state-of-the-art research laboratories are housed in the Quadram Institute, a new purpose-built building that includes a Clinical Research Facility and one of Europe’s largest endoscopy departments. The Quadram Institute enables scientists to work directly with clinicians to understand how food and the gut microbiota are linked to the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.

This is an exciting time to join QIB and we are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Scientist to lead QIB’s Food Innovation and Health Programme. The post holder will drive scientific leadership and direction to continue the development and growth of the programme into the future.

Applicants for this senior leadership role will have a PhD, a substantial research portfolio and a successful track record of securing significant grant funding. We are particularly interested to hear from candidates who have achieved internationally-recognised success in areas such as clinical nutrition, personalised nutrition, nutrigenomics and who are interested in establishing novel collaborations with scientists and clinicians in areas of gut health and the microbiome.

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 1003683.

Positions come with a significant support package. We offer an exciting, innovative and supportive research environment, competitive salaries and a great place to live – a relocation package is available.

Closing date for applications is 31 May 2019.

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.