Postdoc position/Sainsbury Lab

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Fri Aug 31 07:22:12 EST 2001

John Innes Centre

Postdoctoral Research Opportunity

A Postdoctoral Research Scientist is required for a project in plant
disease resistance signaling.  The position is available immediately
for three years.

The successful candidate will join a laboratory investigating signal
transduction events in specific disease resistance in plants.  We are
conducting structure-function analyses of defined proteins,
investigating post-translational modifications and formation of active
signaling complexes, and identifying new pathway members.  The
successful applicant will analyse Pto kinase of tomato (see Scofield
1996 Science 274, 2063; Rathjen 1999 EMBO J 18, 3232).

Applicants require a PhD and should be highly motivated.  Significant
experience with affinity purification of proteins is required.
Experience in plant biology is not a prerequisite.  Informal enquiries
about the position are encouraged (john.rathjen at  Salary
on appointment will be within the RA1A scale =A317,278 to =A325,969 per
annum.  Appointment level will depend on qualifications and

To apply, please send a full CV including names and contact
information for two referees to the Personnel Officer, John Innes
Centre, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7UH, UK quoting reference number 10 43.
The closing date for application is 5th October 2001.


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