Post-Doc. Vacancy

John Browne john.a.browne at MAY.IE
Wed Mar 31 07:46:38 EST 2004

I would be grateful if you could post this job vacancy to the C.=20
elegans news group.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in=A0 C.elegans Ageing

Applications are invited for a Post Doctoral Fellow to carry out a=20
functional analysis of genes which we have identified in microarray=20
experiments as being differentially expressed in long lived mutants of=20=

the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.=A0 The project is being carried out=20=

in collaboration with Dr. David Gems, University College London.=A0 The=20=

research project will involve gene knockout studies using RNAi, gene=20
expression studies using quantitative PCR, genetic transformation=20
experiments and comparative genomics.

The Post Doctoral Fellow should have a strong background in molecular=20
biology and genetics.=A0 Candidates with prior experience of working =
C. elegans or other species of nematodes; or with molecular genetics of=20=

other eukaryotic model organisms; or in the areas of cell biology,=20
genomics or bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will conduct research in nematode functional=20
genomics.=A0 In addition to laboratory skills, excellent written and =
communication skills, teamwork ability, commitment and high levels of=20
organizational skills will be highly valued.
This post is funded by Enterprise Ireland for 2-3=A0 years.

Starting Salary: =A432,000 - =A435,000=A0 p.a. (based on experience)
Further details of the post may be obtained from ann.burnell at,=20
Phone 353 1 7083840
Send applications,preferably by e-mail, including a full C.V. (please=20
list experimental skills and publications) and the names & contact=20
details of two referees, to Prof. Ann Burnell, Department of Biology,=20
NUI Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland, ann.burnell at to arrive not=20
later than Friday, 23 April 2004.

Dr. John Browne
Dept. of Biology
NUI Maynooth
Co. Kildare


Dr. John Browne
Dept. of Biology
NUI Maynooth
Co. Kildare

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