Ph.D. positions in "Evolutionary and Developmental Biology"
Gerrit.Begemann at uni-konstanz.de
Fri Sep 22 09:46:44 EST 2000
Ph.D. positions in "Evolutionary and Developmental Biology" at the
University of Konstanz, Germany
Two 3-year University funded Ph.D. positions in evolutionary and
developmental biology are available immediately in the labs of Prof.
Axel Meyer and Dr. Gerrit Begemann in the Department of Biology
at the University of Konstanz.
Students with interests in molecular evolution, developmental
biology and/or the evolution of developmental mechanisms are
encouraged to apply. Our labs focus on the evolutionary
conservation of genes and developmental processes in zebrafish
and cichlids ("Evo-Devo"). Experience in developmental and/or
molecular biology would be beneficial, but is not essential. New
and "state-of-the-art" facilities are available for genomics,
sequencing, and to study fish development at the molecular and
Appointments are for 3 years with a salary according to German
BAT2a/2 salary scale (about DM 3,000 or $ 1,400/month). These
positions will remain open until filled, and applications should be
submitted at the earliest convenience.
The University of Konstanz and the Department of Biology are
among the most highly rated in Germany and provide a lively and
academically outstanding research environment.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Gerrit Begemann, Tel.
+49 7531 882881 (e-mail: gerrit.begemann at uni-konstanz.de), or to
Prof. Axel Meyer, Tel. +49 7531 884163 (axel.meyer at uni-
konstanz.de), Fax +49 7531 88 3018. Additional information can be
obtained from our web page: http://www.evolutionsbiologie.uni-
Applications, including a statement of research interests, a full CV,
publications if available, and 2 adresses and email addresses of
references should be sent to:
Prof. Dr. Axel Meyer, Department of Biology,
University of Konstanz, 78457 Konstanz, Germany.
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