[Arabidopsis] Research assistants

Cyril Zipfel (TSL) via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by Cyril.Zipfel from sainsbury-laboratory.ac.uk)
Thu Apr 19 17:43:37 EST 2007

Two Research Assistant positions are available from 1 July 2007 to provide research support in two newly established, dynamic groups (Lipka and Zipfel) studying plant innate immunity, and to assist in the day-to-day running of the laboratory.


The Sainsbury Laboratory is a charitable company of 70 research scientists and support staff and a world leader in plant science.  We are based on the Norwich Research Park and closely linked to the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, University of East Anglia and the John Innes Centre.

For more information visit www.Sainsbury-Laboratory.ac.uk <http://www.sainsbury-laboratory.ac.uk/> 


Applicants should have a degree in biological sciences, or equivalent, and preferably will have strong skills in molecular biology. Previous experience with plants is an advantage, but is not required. The successful applicant will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and be highly motivated. 


This fixed-term position is for three years in the first instance and will be available from July 2007.  The salary, Grade 6 on the UEA scale, will be in the range £21,050 - £28,290, the appointment level reflecting qualifications, skills, knowledge and achievements.


Applicants should provide a CV, including the names and contact details of two referees, and a covering letter addressing the selection criteria.  Please send formal applications, quoting the reference number below, either by e-mail to SL.Personnel from Sainsbury-Laboratory.ac.uk or by post to Kim Wood, HR Officer, The Sainsbury Laboratory, The John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich  NR4 7UH, UK.  


Ref NUMBER CZ/VL01/2007            Closing date:  11th May 2007

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