Studentships and Technical Posts at UCL

Conrad Mullineaux c.mullineaux at ucl.ac.uk
Fri Feb 21 10:32:16 EST 1997


STUDENTSHIPS AND TECHNICAL POSTS IN THE PHOTOSYNTHESIS RESEARCH GROUP,=20
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON.

Applications are invited for two 3 year PhD studentships:-

1. The Investigation of Water Oxidation by Photosystem II.
2. Structure and function of the Cytochrome bf complex.

to start in October 1997. Both studentships involve a combination of=20
biochemical, biophysical and molecular techniques to investigate the=20
structure and mechanism of action of polypeptides and membrane protein=20
complexes involved in photosynthetic electron transfer.=20

Candidates should have or expect to have an upper second or first class=20
degree in chemistry, biochemistry or a related biological science degree.=20
Full studentships are only available to UK citizens. The stipend will be=20
increased by the department by at least =9C500 in the first year, =9C750 in=
 the=20
second and =9C1000 in the final year.

Closing date for studentships June 1997.

3. Applications are also invited for a temporary research technician=20
position to start immediately and to run until 31st  August 1997. Work will=
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include plant and algal growth and enzyme preparation in addition to general=
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biochemical laboratory tasks. Appointment can be up to grade D17 (p.a.=20
=9C12,420 plus =9C2262 London Allowance) dependent on experience.=
 Possibilities=20
exist for extension of the appointment after this period.

Further information can be obtained for 1. from Dr Jonathan Nugent;=20
j.nugent at ucl.ac.uk  and 2+3. from Prof. Peter Rich; prr at .ucl.ac.uk  in the=
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Department of Biology, Darwin Building, University College London, Gower=20
Street, London WC1E 6BT;=20
Tel 0171 387 7050. Applications, including full CV and names of two=20
referees, can be sent to the above address.

See also the Department's WWW page: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/biology

Dr C.W. Mullineaux,
Department of Biology,
University College London,
Darwin Building,
Gower Street,
London WC1E 6BT
UK
Tel: +44 171 387 7050 x2326
Fax: +44 171 380 7096
E.mail: c.mullineaux at ucl.ac.uk






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