postdoc positions, seed developmental genetics

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Thu Sep 20 08:58:16 EST 2001

Molecular genetics of seed development

Applications are invited for two positions at the Institute of Arable
Crops Research to analyse the molecular genetics of seed development.

Post 1: Genetic analysis of germination in Arabidopsis: This position will
use transcriptome approaches to define global gene expression patterns,
and molecular genetic approaches to clone and characterise loci important
for the regulation of germination in Arabidopsis.  Post Reference 26/01.

Post 2: Molecular genetic analysis of wheat seed development: This
position will use transcriptome resources and approaches to analyse the
molecular biology of wheat seed development, and is funded by the BBSRC
Gene Flow Initiative.  Post Reference 27/01.

Candidates should hold a postgraduate qualification in molecular
biology/molecular genetics.  These three year appointments will be to Pay
Band 6-PD, with a salary in the range of =A319,500 - =A323,000 per annum, pa=
rise pending, and are superannuable with 25 days annual leave.

=46or informal enquiries contact Dr. Mike Holdsworth (email
mike.holdsworth at;

=46or further details and an application form contact:  The Personnel
Officer, IACR Long Ashton Research Station, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9AF
Tel: 01275 549326 (24 Hours); e-mail: perslars at  Please quote
the Post Reference number.

IACR -Long Ashton is an equal opportunities employer.

The closing date for applications is 11 October 2001.

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