Position: Bioinformaticist-co-ordinator

Matt Couchman Matthew.Couchman at bbsrc.ac.uk
Fri Dec 5 12:12:19 EST 1997



Applications are invited for a Bioinfomaticist-co-ordinator to work
jointly on two EU Biotechnology projects on comparative mapping of
monocat and dicot plant genomes: EGRAM (European Gramineae Mapping
Project) and EuDicot Map (European Dicotyledonous Mapping Project). The
post will involve information strategy development with partner
colleagues and ensuring that the work of all groups from 9 European
countries is databased from the outset in ways compatible with and
linked to international plant genome and DNA databases. The postholder
will also develop bioinformatic means of information flow between groups
including the organisation of meetings as required.

The post is funded by AMICA (Advanced Molecular Initiative in Community
Agriculture) and will be based at the John Innes Centre at Norwich in
the UK. The postholder will interact closely with the several
bioinformaticists at JIC already working on comparative, brassica and
cereal bioinformatics as well as EuDicot Map staff at Perpignan, France.
The successful candidate will have experience in plant genome research
and/or bioinformatics.

The post will normally be appointed between £13860 and £16500 (Band 7)
or £16000 and £22000 (Postdoctoral Research Scientist) level depending
on qualifications and experience.

For further information contact Pauline Stephenson
(Pauline.Stephenson at bbsrc.ac.uk), Mike Gale (Sally.Jeffery at bbsrc.ac.uk)
or write to the Personnel Officer, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research
Park, Colney, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7UH, quoting reference number
MDG/315. The closing date for application froms will be 9th January

The John Innes Centre is a registered charity (No. 511709) grant-aided
by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an
Equal Opportunities Employer.

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