Research Position

Kieran Breen K.C.BREEN at dundee.ac.uk
Mon Aug 11 11:17:32 EST 1997


Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience


Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Research 
Fellow in a dynamic multidisciplinary neuroglycobiology laboratory 
located in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience which has a 
particular interest in the biochemical changes that occur in Alzheimer's 
disease (AD). 

The position, funded by the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust, 
is for one year in the first instance with the possibility of an 
extension for up to 3 years and it will examine altered protein 
glycosylation states in AD. The techniques involved in the study include 
cell culture, protein purification by chromatography, molcular biology 
and carbohydrate sequencing and experience in one or more of these 
techniques would be an advantage, although training will be provided.

Salary will be on the Grade 1A research scale, subject to qualifications 
and experience.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Kieran Breen at (01382) 
632522 (e-mail k.c.breen at dundee.ac.uk). Further details of the research 
activities in the laboratory can also be obtained on the internet at 

Applications in the form of a CV (2 copies), together with the names and 
addresses of 3 referees, to the Personnel Office, The University, 
Dundee, DD1 4HN.  The closing date for receipt of applications is 
September 12th.

The University is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Kieran Breen Ph.D.
CRF/RSE Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer
Neurosciences Institute, Dept. of Pharmacology
University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital Medical School,
Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, U.K.
Tel: +44 1382 632522    Fax: +44 1382 667120

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