University of Bath
School of Biology and Biochemistry
Post-Graduate Research Officer
Plant Molecular Biology
A three year ODA-funded post-graduate research appointment is available=20
from April 1997 to work on the =91Implication of Wound-Response Genes in=20
the Post-Harvest Physiological Deterioration of Cassava=92. This research =
part of an international collaboration with CIAT, Colombia, aimed at=20
understanding and manipulating this problem of cassava, a staple food of=20
500 million in the tropics. The research at Bath will involve a wide range=
molecular techniques including gene cloning, characterisation and expressio=
studies. At Bath there is an active research group working on the molecula=
biology and biochemistry of cassava.
Applicants should have, or expect to obtain a 1st or upper 2nd class honour=
degree in a biochemical, molecular or appropriate biological subject. The=
successful candidate may be able to register for a higher degree.
Salary in the range =A310735 - =A312037 per annum or =A312396 - =A314799 (p=
sterling) per annum according to experience and qualifications.
Informal enquiries may be made to Dr J R Beeching at the School of Biology=
and Biochemistry on Bath (01225) 826826, ext 5193, (email=20
j.r.beeching at bath.ac.uk).
Closing date:- 3 April 1997.
Application forms are available from the Personnel Department, University=
of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY or 'phone the 24 hr answer-
phone service on Bath (01225) 826924 (e-mail E.J.Wood at bath.ac.uk)=20
quoting reference 97/72.
John Beeching email: j.r.beeching at bath.ac.uk
School of Biology & Biochemistry phone: +44 1225 826826 ext 5193
University of Bath fax: +44 1225 826779
Bath BA2 7AY, U.K.