Post-doc positions at John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

"dee rawsthorne JIC dee.rawsthorne at bbsrc.ac.uk
Tue Mar 5 09:57:29 EST 2002


JOHN INNES CENTRE
TWO POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTISTS

Applications are invited for two, three year, postdoctoral positions within
the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the John Innes Centre.

The first position is required to investigate the epigenetic regulation of
vernalization in Arabidopsis. The work will focus on the molecular function
of the Polycomb-group protein VRN2, which mediates vernalization response.
Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent in molecular biology. Please
quote reference number 10 70 in all correspondence.

The second position is required to investigate the molecular evolution of
flowering time genes. The aim will be to correlate molecular variation in
known and new Arabidopsis flowering time loci conferring vernalization
requirement and response with adaptive phenotypic variation. Candidates
should have a PhD or equivalent in molecular biology with previous
experience of genetic analysis. Please quote reference number 11 04 in all
correspondence.

See http://www.jic.bbsrc.ac.uk/staff/caroline-dean/index.htm for more
details.

Salary on appointment will be within the range 20,200 to 24,000 per annum
depending on qualifications and experience. Staff have the opportunity to
join a non-contributory superannuation scheme.

For an application form and further particulars write to the Personnel
Officer, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich, Norfolk,
NR4 7UH, or E-mail us at JICPERS at BBSRC.AC.UK quoting the appropriate
reference number. The closing date for completed application forms will be
21st March 2002.

The John Innes Centre is a registered charity (No223852) grant-aided by the
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an Equal
Opportunities Employer.

Dee Rawsthorne
John Innes Centre
Norwich Research Park
Colney
Norwich NR4 7UH
UK

Tel: 44 (0)1603 450528 (Internal Ext. 2528)
E-mail dee.rawsthorne at bbsrc.ac.uk
Fax: 44 (0)1603 450025

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