Postdoctoral Fellowship

David Kennaway dkennawa at
Sat Mar 22 00:09:51 EST 1997

I have a postion available immediately and call for applicants.

Genuine applicants should send an expression of interest by email or fax 
AND then follow up with a hard copies of the actual application as 
indicated in the text of the advertisement.

Post Doctoral Fellow 

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
University of Adelaide,
Adelaide , South Australia

 Salary: $A38,092-$A40,889

Smoking, caffeine, alcohol and cocaine can have long term deleterious 
health effects on the user, but little is known about the long term 
consequences of these social drugs taken during pregnancy on the 
developing offspring.  Applications are invited for a Post Doctoral 
Fellow funded by the Australian Research Council to work on the impact 
of these drugs on the development of biological rhythms in an animal 

You should have
An interest in the effects of drugs on brain function; an interest in 
circadian rhythms would be of advantage.
Experience in immunocytochemistry, in situ hybridisation, or receptor in 
vitro autoradiography of neurotransmitters and their receptors would be 
a definite advantage. 
The ability to work as part of a team and be enthusiastic and self 
Selection criteria
1)  A PhD from a University recognised by the University of Adelaide.
2)  The candidate must have at least 2 scientific publications 
(published or accepted for publication) in the last 2 years, based 
predominantly on his/her own PhD research or Postdoctoral research.
3)  Demonstrated experience in immunocytochemistry, in situ 
hybridisation or receptor autoradiography.
4)  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable Characteristics

1)  Knowledge of the concepts underlying circadian rhythm research and 
experience with the experimental tools used in this research 
2)  Willingness to work as part of a team.

The position is available for 12 months in the first instance with 
extension to a total of 3 years upon satisfactory performance.  Further 
information including the selection criteria may be obtained from Dr. 
David Kennaway (Fax; 61-8-8303-4099, email; 
dkennawa at  Further information about the 
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is available at 

Applications, in duplicate, addressing the selection criteria and 
quoting the reference number 2761A should include residency status and 
names and addresses of three referees to Dr. D Kennaway, Department of 
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Australia 5005. 


Dave Kennaway

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