Faculty positions

p.w.ingham at sheffield.ac.uk p.w.ingham at sheffield.ac.uk
Tue Dec 1 10:52:44 EST 1998

Faculty Positions in the
Developmental Genetics Programme 
at The Krebs Institute
University of Sheffield

The Developmental Genetics Programme was established in 1997 as part 
of the University's strategic expansion in the Life Sciences. Under 
the Directorship of Philip Ingham, the Programme  has already gained a 
reputation as a major centre for Developmental Biology research in the 
U.K. To date, nine research groups have been established, with a 
variety of interests that exploit most of the major model systems, 
including Drosophila, zebrafish and mouse.  Purpose built facilities 
for the study of these organisms have been constructed by the 
University with the support of the Wolfson Foundation and Yorkshire 
Cancer Research and the new group leaders have been successful in 
securing a high level of grant support from The Wellcome Trust, the 
Medical Research Council and the Lister Institute .

We now seek to recruit a further three Group Leaders at University 
Lecturer Level to complete the establishment of this major new 
initiative. Two of these positions will be fixed term appointments of 
five years duration.
We are particularly interested in applicants using the zebrafish, 
Drosophila or C.elegans as experimental models. 
The successful candidates will be expected to establish a strong 
independent programme of research at an internationally competitive 
level. Reflecting this, teaching duties will be limited to advanced 
level courses.
For further information about, the Programme, the University and 
Sheffield and it environs, visit our web site at:
Informal enquiries about these positions can be made by contacting  
Philip Ingham directly (Tel: 44 (0)114 222 2803; e-mail: 
p.w.ingham at sheffield.ac.uk).

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