Opportunity for computational biologist, Uni. Nottingham, UK

mary anderson arabidopsis at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Sep 4 09:46:19 EST 1997


OPPORTUNITY FOR COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGIST AT
NOTTINGHAM ARABIDOPSIS STOCK CENTRE,
THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, UK

The Nottingham Arabidopsis Stock Centre (NASC) is an
international resource centre for seed resources and
information pertaining to the plant model system, Arabidopsis.
NASC has become the European touchstone for information
dissemination to the Arabidopsis research network through its
Stock Centre WWW server (URL=http://nasc.nott.ac.uk) and the
Arabidopsis Genome Resource (http://synteny.nott.ac.uk).

We are looking for a computational biologist to join the Stock Centre
to develop the current bioinformatics activities. Specific duties will
include the development of the in-house database for Stock Centre
administration, maintenance of the Stock Centre WWW server, and
some system administration.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD/MSc in molecular biology or
computer/information science. Non PhD/MSc candidates will also be
considered
if they have experience of computational biology or bioinformatics. The
candidate must also have experience of UNIX and some experience of
programming in C/Perl/Java would be beneficial.

The appointment is EU funded for 12 months (possibly extended to
16 months), and is available from 20th October 1997. Starting salary
will be flexible depending on experience.

For further details contact Mary Anderson (arabidopsis at nottingham.ac.uk)

Tel: 0115 9513237

To apply for this position please send a full cv and covering letter
including the names of two referees to
Dr Mary Anderson,
Nottingham Arabidopsis Stock Centre,
Dept of Life Science,
The University of Nottingham,
Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 19th SEPTEMBER 1997,
INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON THE 30TH SEPTEMBER/1ST OCTOBER.





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