Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience (2 positions)

Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience (2 positions)

The Earlham Institute

Norwich, United Kingdom

Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience (2 positions)

Contract length: 3 years

Opening date: 10 September 2018

Closing date: 31 January 2019

The Earlham Institute (EI) is seeking Trustee Directors with Scientific Experience to join its Trustee Board.

Earlham Institute (EI) is a vibrant research institute focused on developing, understanding and using state-of-the-art genomics and bioinformatics to advance and enable bioscience by applying computational and data driven approaches.

EI is located with five other partners on the Norwich Research Park, a bioscience cluster with an outstanding reputation in plant and microbial sciences, interdisciplinary environmental sciences, and food, diet and health. The Board of Trustee Directors is looking to appoint two new Scientific Trustees who have experience in a relevant scientific field. As a non-executive director and trustee of the charity, you will use strategic leadership skills to nurture, advise and lead EI as it grows and evolves. The Board meets in person 4 times/year in Norwich, with interspersed telephone conferences between meetings.

As a non-executive trustee, you will provide guidance and input for the development of the scientific programme. If you believe that you can make a signficant contribution to the governance and development of this young research institute; you can give the necessary commitment and would like to see the full candidate brief, please email

Application is by CV and two-page supporting statement, which should be sent to by 12pm on Thursday 31 January 2019.

Interviews to take place week commencing Monday 18 March 2019.

Previous applicants need not apply

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