Jobs & Studentships

Fellowships: We welcome candidates who are eligible for Marie Curie or EMBO fellowships. Please contact Jurriaan Ton ( if you are interested.

Postdoc positions: We currently have no open opportunities.

PhD studentships: We welcome applications for 2017. See here for all available opportunities at the department of Animal and Plant Sciences, or below for highlighted projects.

We currently have a PhD studentship available funded by the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures:
Improving sustainability of quantitative disease resistance against plant disease: a project to understand and counter host adaptation by downy mildew
We especially welcome applications from candidates who have a demonstrated affinity with computational analysis of biological data or bioinformatics and have a firm grasp of genomics. A project description and details on how to apply can be found here.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23 February 2017 and that only applications submitted via the university of Sheffield postgraduate application form can be taken into consideration. For any other enquiries related to this project, please contact us by e-mail.