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Group Leader Opportunity in Arabidopsis

daemon at net.bio.net daemon at net.bio.net
Tue Apr 21 11:48:32 EST 1998


The positions are attractive for scientists interested in building up a
new center, focused on model eukaryotic organisms, that will be located
in a custom built building from 1999. The present opportunities are for
group leaders in the areas of C. elegans (ref no 30/98), Arabidopsis
(ref no31/98), Zebra Fish (32/98), and Mouse (ref no 33/98) genetics to
complement existing Drosophila, yeast and mouse activities (incl. core
facility for ES-cell work, transgenic animals and embryo banking).
Successful applicants will be well supported with supplementary
positions and a consumables budget in order to facilitate rapid
establishment of strong research groups. Successful applicants will be
expected to participate in a new masters program in biology in which
studies of the respective model organisms play a key role.
        The positions are permanent with the possibility of later conversion=
full professor. Both the research and education experience of candidates
will be considered. Candidates with a broad zoological or botanical
interest will be appreciated. Good command of the Swedish and/or English
language is essential.

Enquiries about the positions Inger Porsch-H=E4llstr=F6m (+468-58 3733,
inger.porsch-hallstrom at mednut.ki.se) or Anthony Wright (+468-608 9159,
tony.wright at cbt.ki.se). Applications (original +2 copies, marked with
the appropriate ref no), including CV, publication list, 10 selected
reprints and a summary of previous research and education activities,
should be sent by May 11 1998, to S=F6dert=F6rns h=F6gskola, Box 4101, S-141
04 Huddinge, Sweden

S=F6dert=F6rns h=F6gskola is a new Swedish university college, founded in
1996. This fall it will already have grown to about 5,000 students and
250 academic staff and it is planned that S=F6dert=F6rns h=F6gskola will
become a full university by 2003. The main campus is situated in
=46lemingsberg, a suburb 15 km south of Stockholm City with excellent
communications and good residential possibilities.
        Natural science activities are pursued in close collaboration with t=
southern campus of the Karolinska Institute which shares the campus.
Present activities give a broad coverage of biological and medical
sciences with strength in fields such as signal transduction, gene
regulation, structural biology and cancer biology. We now offer a great
opportunity to participate in the development of new research and
education programs in biology. In the humanities and social sciences,
S=F6dert=F6rns h=F6gskola is established in most disciplines and has
specialised on studies of the transition after the Soviet era in the
Baltic Sea region.

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