[Zbrafish] Research scientist (Investigador auxiliar) in Comparative Endocrinology

Adelino Canario acanario at ualg.pt
Thu Oct 27 10:22:53 EST 2005

Research scientist (Investigador auxiliar) in Comparative Endocrinology
Commencing date: As soon as possible, after the closing date
Place of work: Centre of Marine Sciences, Univeristy of Algarve, Campus 
de Gambelas, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal

Job description:  To integrate into a Comparative and Molecular 
Endocrinology group which investigates the evolution and function of 
hormones in development, adaptation and reproduction. The group uses 
fish as primary models and combine classical endocrinological and 
physiological methods with molecular and genomics approaches. Some 
current projects focus on the role of parathyroid hormone and 
PTH-related peptide in calcium regulation and skeletal development, the 
role of thyroid hormones and binding proteins in early development and 
metabolism, the mechanisms of sex determination, endocrinology of 
stress, including endocrine disruption.

Qualifications and experience: Candidates must hold a Ph D, a minimum of 
3 years of postdoctoral experience preferably, but not necessarily, in 
the fields of endocrinology, biochemistry and or molecular biology.

Further information can be obtained from prof. Adelino Canário: 
acanario at ualg.pt

Contractual conditions: Initial 3-year contract, in accordance with 
current legislation (article 14a, Dec. Lei 125/99, 20 April) and for the 
implementation of the project with the possibility of renewal.

Closing date: 10 December 2005.

To apply for this position, candidates should submit a detailed CV with 
a concise description of research experience, a 2-3 page outline of a 
research proposal in the research area of the group and the names and 
addresses of at least two referees, quoting ref. CIMAR / 10 / 2005 to: 
secretariado at cimar.org

Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Rua dos 
Bragas, nº 289
4050 – 123 Porto, Portugal

Fax: +351 223 390 608      E-mail:  secretariado at cimar.org


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