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Post-doctoral positions available

ucbt269 ucbt269 at ucl.ac.uk
Wed Nov 8 10:21:34 EST 1995

In the Department of Biology at the University College London we are looking for

1) A three year position within the Photosynthesis Research Group:
a multidisciplinary team using biophysics, biochemistry and molecular biology,
to study the biogenesis and functioning of the photosynthetic apparatus.
The appointee will use magnetic resonance techniques (EPR and ENDOR) to study
photosystem II in wild type and mutants of Chlamydomonas and cyanobacteria.
Experiance in these techniques is desirable but not essantial as training will
be given. This post is funded by the BBSRC.

2) A three year position to study foreign gene expression in eukaryotic algae.
An experiance molecular biologist is sought to investigate the importants of
cis-acting elements such as introns and SARs in the expression of transgenes
in Chlamydomonas, and to develop a transformation system for the commercially
important alga Dunaliella. This post is funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Salary for both appointments will be on the scale for Research Staff Grade 1A
within the range UK 14,317 - 17,466 (plus 2,134 London allowance) according
to qualifications and relevant experience.

Inquieries or applications (CV with the names of two referees) should be either
sent to Dr J. Nugent (position 1; Email J.Nugent at ucl.ac.uk) or Dr S. Purton
(position 2; Email S.Purton at ucl.ac.uk), Department of Biology, University
College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK. Tel. 0171 380 7098,
FAX 0171 380 7096.

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