Technician/Research Assistant Position (MRC Muscle and C=

Simon Hughes at
Tue Nov 28 11:30:27 EST 2000

Zebrafish Technician

The Randall Centre for Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Function

MRC Muscle & Cell Motility Unit

Applications are invited for the post of zebrafish technician tenable 
in the MRC Muscle & Cell Motility Unit at the Randall Centre for 
Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Function, Guy=92s Campus, King=92s 
College London.  The technician will work in the research group of 
Dr Simon Hughes, supporting the group=92s work in zebrafish 
developmental genetics to understand how muscle tissue is 
patterned in the embryo and adapts during maturation.  Main 
responsibilities will be the upkeep of zebrafish stock collection and 
aquarium equipment in our new 1000 tank facility, record keeping, 
performing genetic crosses and genotyping.  Training in molecular 
biology and light microscopy is preferred, as is experience of fish 
husbandry.  A first degree in a biological science is essential.

The annual salary for this potentially permanent band 5 post will be 
in the range of =A318,491-20,091 inclusive of =A32,491 London 
Allowance, according to experience.  The MRC operates a 
performance-related salary scheme.

Applications should be made in writing, enclosing a curriculum 
vitae, to Ms Helen Rudkin, Randall Centre, New Hunt=92s House, 
King=92s College London, Guy=92s Campus, London, SE1 1UL.  E-mail: 
helen.rudkin at  For further information/informal enquiries 
contact Dr Simon Hughes at at or see  Applications should be received 
by 31 December 2000.

The MRC is an equal opportunities employer

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