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Post-doctoral position available

Joan Heath Joan.Heath at ludwig.edu.au
Wed Jul 18 10:01:41 EST 2001



The Colon Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory at the Melbourne 
Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has developed 
a new research program aimed at identifying novel genes involved 
in intestinal development.  One of our major initiatives is to 
understand the development of the zebrafish gastrointestinal 
system with the aim of conducting a genome wide mutagenesis 
screen for intestinal mutants in this organism. Other zebrafish-
based studies at the Institute include a genetic screen designed to 
identify genes involved in early haematopoietic development.  The 
Branch was recently equipped with a new aquarium and there is a 
long-term commitment to research in this area.

This project has created a substantial opportunity for a post-
doctoral Research Fellow with a background in developmental 
biology/genetics. Applications from candidates with experience in 
zebrafish research will be particularly welcome. The appointment 
will be for three years in the first instance, with a possibility of 
extension. Salary will be in accordance with experience and 
qualifications up to a maximum of $51,314 (AUS$) pa. The 
appointee will be eligible for generous superannuation (SSAU) and 
salary packaging benefits. 

Applicants should forward a detailed curriculum vitae and the 
names and addresses of two professional referees to: 

The Personnel Officer
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
PO Box 2008
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Victoria 3050, Australia

Further information can be obtained from: 

Dr Joan Heath,  Joint-head
(joan.heath at ludwig.edu.au)
Colon Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory.

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