Research Leader in wheat functional genomics

Mike Holdsworth mike.holdsworth at
Tue May 8 06:28:04 EST 2001

Wheat Developmental Geneticist

Applications are invited for a project leader position at the Institute
of Arable Crops Research (IACR)-Long Ashton to initiate a research
programme in the area of wheat developmental genetics. The successful
candidate will build on current strengths in wheat biology in the
institute particularly related to grain development, and will use and
develop gene expression technologies, including transcriptome analysis.

Ideally candidates should hold a postgraduate qualification in
molecular biology/molecular genetics, with experience of transcriptome
analysis of gene expression. This position is for five years in the
first instance, will be to Pay Band 5-SPD, with a salary in the range
of £24,200 - £28,000 per annum and is superannuable with 25 days annual

For informal enquiries contact Dr. Mike Holdsworth (email
mike.holdsworth at, Dr. John Lenton (john.lenton at
or Prof. Peter Shewry (peter.shewry at

For further details and an application form contact: The Personnel
Officer, IACR-Long Ashton, Long Ashton Bristol BS41 9AF (Tel: +44
(0)1275392181); email perslars at Please quote Post Ref:

The closing date for applications is 31 July 2001

IACR-Long Ashton is an equal opportunities employer.

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