positions available - Norway

Thomas Becker Tom.Becker at sars.uib.no
Mon Mar 1 16:17:25 EST 1999

Bergen University Research Foundation
Sars International Centre for Molecular Biology
Bergen, Norway

Postdoctoral research fellowship (researcher code 1109) and PhD student
fellowship (code 1017), Zebrafish genetics

The Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology is a new
division of the Bergen Research Foundation (UNIFOB), funded by the
Norwegian Research Council, the Ministry of Education, Research and
Church Affairs, and the University of Bergen, to promote basic research
in molecular marine biology. The Sars Centre is housed in the High
Technology Centre in the city of Bergen, a cultural and educational
center on the west coast of Norway.

A postdoctoral- and a PhD fellowship are available immediately to study
the genetics and embryology of visual system development in zebrafish
(see Development 125, 4369-4378).

Applicants for the postdoctoral fellowship (available for 3 years,
annual salary of 314.531 NOK/year, code 1109) should hold or be about to
complete a PhD and have a strong background in genetics/embryology
and/or molecular biology. Please quote reference 99/45 U in your

Applicants for the PhD student fellowship should hold, or be close to
the completion of, a master's degree (or equivalent) in genetics and/or
molecular biology. Prior experience with zebrafish, though preferred,
is not necessary. The position will be connected to the University of
Bergen, and is part of the PhD program of the University of Bergen. The
position is available for a period of three years, with a salary of
241.531 NOK (code 1017) gross per annum.  Please quote reference
99/879 in your application.

Further details about the projects may be obtained from Dr. Tom Becker
(e-mail: tom.becker at sars.uib.no. For details, see also

Applications, consisting of a CV, list of publications, and names and
addresses of two references should be sent by 25th of March to Sars
International Centre for Molecular Marine Biology, HIB, Thormøhlensgate
55, N-5008 Bergen, Norway.

The University of Bergen is an equal opportunity employer and
encourages applications from minorities and women.

UNIFOB has an insurance agreement for their employees.

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