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Postdoc positions: Plant Sciences, Oxford

Malcolm M. Campbell malcolm.campbell at Plant-Sciences.oxford.ac.uk
Fri May 9 10:37:18 EST 1997


Two Postdoctoral Research Positions

Post 1 (ref PRA/6) is to analyse gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana
plants overexpressing transcription factor constructs, and to relate
changes in gene expression to the novel phenotypes observed in these
plants.  Candidates should have experience with arabidopsis and the
analysis of gene expression.  Experience with transcription factors and/or
plant growth regulators is also desirable.  This post is for 2 years with
the possibility of renewal for a further year.  For further details please
contact Dr Malcolm Campbell (telephone: 44 (0) 1865 275135; email:
malcolm.campbell at plants.ox.ac.uk; see also

Post 2 (ref PRA/5) is to work on the development of DNA-mediated
transformation systems for Erysiphe spp.  Candidates must have proven
experience in basic molecular biological techniques and ideally a
knowledge of fungal molecular biology or molecular plant pathology.  This
post is for 3 years.  For further details please contact Dr Pietro Spanu
(telephone: 44 (0)1865 27826; email: spanu at trans.plants.ox.ac.uk)

Both posts are on the RA1A scale (stlg15,159 - stlg22,785) and are
available from 1 October 1997.  Applications in writing, including a cv
and names and addresses of two referees and quoting applicable ref. no.
should be sent to the Administrator, Department of Plant Sciences,
University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB.  Closing date for
applications is 30 June 1997.

Malcolm Campbell                 malcolm.campbell at plants.ox.ac.uk
Fibre Biotechnology Lab          44.1865.275135 (voice)
Department of Plant Sciences     44.1865.275074 (FAX)
University of Oxford
Oxford OX1 3RB, UK

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