[Arabidopsis] PhD position available (phytochrome signalling)
(by andreas.hiltbrunner from biologie.uni-freiburg.de)
Sun Apr 6 06:26:21 EST 2008
A PhD position is available at the Department of Botany, Albert Ludwig University,
Freiburg, Germany. The successful candidate will work in a research team studying early
events in phytochrome signalling in Arabidopsis. The project will focus on molecular,
genetic and evolutionary aspects of phytochrome nuclear transport and initiation of
Please see our recent publications for further information: Hiltbrunner et al. (2005)
Curr. Biol. 15: 2125-2130 and Hiltbrunner et al. (2006) Plant Cell Physiol. 47: 1023-1034
or have a look at our webpage (http://omnibus.uni-freiburg.de/~ah3/).
The successful applicant is highly motivated and has a diploma, master or equivalent in
genetics, plant physiology, biochemistry or molecular biology. A solid background in basic
molecular biology and genetic techniques is required.
The position is available from summer 2008. Salary and social benefits are according to
German BAT IIa/2 (E12/2).
The Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg (http://www.uni-freiburg.de/) offers excellent
research infrastructure combined with an interactive and international scientific
community. Freiburg, the capital of the Black Forest, is a city with a dynamic cultural
life and exciting opportunities for sports like skiing and hiking. It is centrally located
in Europe and Switzerland/France can be reached by train or car in less than 60 min,
Italy/Austria in around 3 hrs.
Applications, including CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests as well
as contact information of two referees, should be submitted by EMAIL to Dr. Andreas
Hiltbrunner (andreas.hiltbrunner from biologie.uni-freiburg.de) or Prof. Eberhard Schäfer
(eberhard.schafer from biologie.uni-freiburg.de).
Andreas Hiltbrunner, PhD
Institute of Biology II/Botany
University of Freiburg
andreas.hiltbrunner from biologie.uni-freiburg.de
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