Research Associate/Fellow

University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham – Life Sciences

Applications are invited to the above role to perform research, deliver on objectives and evolve research ideas on a BBSRC funded research project. The project concerns stress resistance and heterogeneity within spore populations of filamentous fungi, relevant to the food and drinks industry. The person appointed will be expected to plan and conduct work using approaches or methodologies and techniques appropriate to the type of research, and will be responsible for writing up their work for publication.

Candidates must hold a PhD or be near to completion of a PhD (or equivalent) in the area of fungal-biology, -genetics, -transcriptomics and/or phenotypic heterogeneity. They should have some practical experience of applying the specialist skills and approaches and techniques required for the role.

This full-time fixed-term post is available for a maximum of three years.

The School of Life Sciences was recently awarded an Athena Silver SWAN Award, in recognition of our commitment to supporting and advancing women’s careers in the life sciences (STEMM). You can read more about this initiative at

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Simon Avery, tel: 0115 9513315 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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