Postdoc Research Associate/Research Group Manager (Fixed Term)
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
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
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first
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Department of Plant Sciences
20 September 2022
17 October 2022