Research Assistant - Australia

Barry Pogson barry.pogson at
Sun Apr 14 23:20:53 EST 2002

School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Australian National University

Fixed Term

Reference No:  FS946

An ANU/ARC funded position is available in Canberra for a Technical 
Officer involving both participation in current research projects in 
plant molecular biology and biochemistry as well as maintenance and 
organization of the laboratory and plant growth facilities.  Main 
research areas are in high
light stress genetics and physiology in the higher plant Arabidopsis 
and the green algal model organism Chlamydomonas in relation to 
pigment biosynthesis, photosynthetic and developmental processes in 
higher plants.  A basic understanding and interest in plant biology 
and some experience in
molecular techniques, data processing and maintenance/organisation in 
research environment are preferred, however applicants over a range 
of skill levels will be considered.  The successful applicant has the 
opportunity to learn a wide range of standard and novel molecular and 
biochemical techniques
(for example DNA microarrays, real time PCR, HPLC, 2DE protein analysis).

Appointment will be for a fixed term of two years and will be at the 
ANU Officer Grade 4/5 (Technical) level, within the salary range 
$33,985-$41,345 pa, plus generous superannuation provisions.

To discuss the position contact Dr. Barry Pogson, phone: (02) 6125 
5629, fax: (02) 6125 0313, email: barry.pogson at

Contact: Before applying further particulars including selection 
documentation should be obtained from Marie McNamara, phone: (02) 
6125 2284,
fax: (02) 6125 0313, email: marie.mcnamara at, or web site:  Applicants must address the 

Review of applications starts: Monday 29 April, 2002

Dr Barry Pogson,
School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BAMBI)
Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
Email: barry.pogson at; Ph: +61 2 6125-5629; Fax +61 2 6125-0313;


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