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Nobody nobody at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Wed Jun 28 08:23:22 EST 2000

C. elegans Postdoc position - Oxford, UK

A vacancy exists for a postdoctoral research associate to join the 
laboratory of Dr. Alison Woollard at Oxford University, UK, working 
on cell fate determination in the nematode worm C. elegans.

The successful candidate will join a group investigating the 
mechanisms by which individual cell fates are patterned during 
development, particularly the role of transcription factors in 
distinguishing cells in the hindgut (Woollard and Hodgkin, Genes 
Dev., 14: 596-603, 2000) using a wide variety of molecular genetic 
and biochemical techniques.

Applicants should be competent to manage the day-to-day running of a 
research project and should have good communication skills, the 
ability to work as part of a team and should be able to demonstrate a 
sound publication record.

Applicants should also possess a PhD or equivalent, and have a strong 
interest in the genetics of development.  Experience in molecular 
biological techniques, or of C. elegans,  would be an advantage.

The position is funded by the University for one year in the first 
instance.  Salary in the range =A316,286 - =A324, 479, depending on 
qualifications and experience.

Please e-mail if interested  woollard at bioch.ox.ac.uk by Friday 28th July


Alison Woollard
Genetics Unit
Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3QU

tel: +44 (0)1865 275394
fax: +44 (0)1865 275318
e-mail woollard at bioch.ox.ac.uk

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