postdoctoral position in DNA repair

Malcolm White mfw2 at st-andrews.ac.uk
Wed Aug 22 09:02:22 EST 2001


Wellcome Trust 3 Year Postdoctoral Fellowship
Nucleotide Excision Repair in the Archaea
The successful applicant will join a group studying DNA repair pathways
in thermophilic archaea, which are an excellent model for the
equivalent processes in eukaryotes. Novel proteins and enzymes involved
in these pathways are being identified and characterised. This project
will focus on archaeal homologues of human repair proteins from the
Nucleotide Excision Repair pathway. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in 
the Life Sciences. We utilise a wide variety of techniques including
molecular biology, protein purification, DNA-protein and
protein-protein interactions and structural biology. Experience in one
or more of these techniques would be an advantage, but training will be
available.  The group is part of a multi-disciplinary team occupying
purpose-built laboratories in the Centre for Biomolecular Science.

Further details of this and related projects, including recent
publications, are available at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/~mfw2/ or by
contacting Dr Malcolm White (Tel. +44-1334-463432;
mfw2 at st-andrews.ac.uk).
Application forms and further particulars are available from
Personnel Services, University of St Andrews, College Gate, North
Street, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ. (Tel: +44-1334 462571, fax: +44-1334
462570 or email: Jobline at st-andrews.ac.uk).
Please quote reference: SK017/9261/01.
Closing date: 19th September 2001




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