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Wheat Transformation Positions at John Innes Centre

dee.rawsthorne dee.rawsthorne at bbsrc.ac.uk
Tue Nov 3 11:15:10 EST 1998



Three positions are available to work in the wheat transformation group=
 in the
Department of Molecular Genetics at the John Innes Centre.

A Postdoctoral Research Scientist is required to manage the wheat
transformation group, currently 5 staff,  and  develop Agrobacterium
transformation of cereals. Candidates should have a PhD in a biological=
together with previous experience in transformation technologies and
considerable experience in molecular biology.  The salary on appointmen=
t will
be in the scale of =A316,000 to =A322,000 per annum.  Please quote refe=
rence no.
MG/516 in all correspondence.

A Research Scientist is required to undertake research into the factors=

controlling the expression and stability of transgenes in cereals. Expe=
of expression cassette construction , familiarity with transformation
techniques and of PCR and Southern analysis techniques would be advanta=
Candidates are expected to have obtained a first or upper second class=
degree; a PhD would be desirable but not essential. The salary on appoi=
will be in the scale of =A315,800 to =A319,000 per annum.  Please quote=
no MG/473 in all correspondence.

A Research Assistant will be required to provide support for MG/473. Ca=
should have an Honours degree or equivalent with a good background in
biological sciences and experience of a research environment. The salar=
y on
appointment will be in the scale of =A313,700 to =A316,500 per annum.=
  Please quote
reference no MG/474 in all correspondence.

These are temporary period appointments expected to last approximately=
years.  The John Innes Centre is an Equal Opportunities Employer and op=
erates a
non-contributory superannuation scheme.=20

For an application form and further particulars write to the Personnel=
John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4=
 7UH, or
E-mail us at JICPERS at BBSRC.AC.UK .  The closing date for completed appl=
forms will be 19 November 1998.  Further particulars can also be found=
website http://jiio6.jic.bbsrc.ac.uk/homepages/lonsdale.html

The John Innes Centre  is a registered charity (No223852) grant-aided b=
y the
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

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