job advertisement

CRUTE at EMRS.AFRC.AC.UK CRUTE at EMRS.AFRC.AC.UK
Tue Oct 20 09:22:00 EST 1992


                              Wye College
                          University of London
             Department of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences

                         in collaboration with
                 Horticulture Research International



                AFRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
                                and
                         Graduate Technician
                                 in
                      Molecular Plant Pathology

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and a
Graduate Technician in molecular plant pathology.  The posts are to undertake
work on the mapping and cloning of genes from /Arabidopsis thaliana/ that code
for resistance to the fungal pathogen /Peronospora parasitica/.  The positions
are funded for four years (on the Research assistant 1A scale from 12,129 to
19,328 pounds per annum, and the Graduate Technician Grade D from 11,018,
according to age and experience) under the AFRC Plant Molecular Biology
Programme.  The work will involve RFLP and RAPD mapping, YAC cloning and the
analysis of gene function.  The positions are to join an ongoing coordinated
research program between HRI East Malling (Drs. Ian Crute and Eric Holub)
and Wye College (Dr. Jim Beyon) aimed at understanding and exploiting
gene-for-gene interactions in plants.

Applications should be sent to Dr Jim Beynon, Department of Biochemistry and
Biological Sciences, University of London, Wye College, Wye, Kent TN25 5AH,
England, and should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, list of
publications and the names of three individuals from whom letters of reference
may be sought.  There is no closing date.

For further details, phone 0233 812401 extension 483, or FAX 0233 813140.



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