Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Biology at Univ of Cambridge, UK

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Biology at Univ of Cambridge, UK

Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Cambridge – Department of Plant Sciences

Salary: £27,319-£35,646 pa


Limit of tenure: Funding is available for 3 years.


Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral research associate position in Dr Jill Harrison’s group in the Department of Plant Sciences : http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/jillharrison.html and www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research
 
Ideally, the successful applicant will be available to start in January 2011 to join a team working on a five-year project funded by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.
 
The main goal of the project is to elucidate the genetic basis of major innovations in body plan during plant evolution, and the first steps will be to characterise relevant aspects of development using a combination of genetic, imaging and modelling tools. Experience with plant tissue culture, micromanipulation and confocal microscopy would be beneficial.
 
Further enquiries should be addressed to Dr Jill Harrison at cjh97@cam.ac.uk
 
Applications, with CV and cover sheet CHRIS/6 – http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/ – parts I and III only, should be submitted to Mrs Suzy Stoodley, Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EA or email ss492@cam.ac.uk
 
Quote Reference: PD07164, Closing Date: 19 October 2010