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Perkinsus Postdoc

Mark Farmer farmer at cellmate.cb.uga.edu
Fri May 12 08:08:03 EST 2000

   Subject:	Postdoc opportunity in Australia

  PDF Molecular Biologist/Geneticist/Parasitologist

   We seek a postdoctoral fellow or a very experienced
research assistant/technician to join a group investigating
the  genetics of  	parasites in the Department of Microbiology and
Parasitology  and the new 	Institute of Molecular Bioscience at The
University of  Queensland. The University is one of Australia's
largest universities with  23,000 undergraduate students and 6,000
postgraduates.  It is ranked in the top 5 nationally for both
industry-funded research and all
 competitive research funding.

The successful applicant will study enigmatic
 dinoflagellate-like organisms (Perkinsidae) that are major pathogens
 of marine

 Experience in PCR, sequencing and cloning are highly desirable.
Interstate travel may be required. The project is funded by the
Australian Fisheries  Research & Development Corporation in
collaboration with abalone divers of South	Australia.  

   Appointment initially for 1 year, with the
possibility of  renewal for a further 2 years.  Postdoctoral fellow
scale $38,637 -  $47,058 p.a.  Contact		Professor Bob Lester
(r.lester at mailbox.uq.edu.au mailto:r.lester at mailbox.uq.edu.au ) or Dr 
Steve Barker
   (s.barker at cmcb.uq.edu.au
mailto:s.barker at cmcb.uq.edu.au ) for job description and selection
   Applications, including the names of three referees,
close 2nd June, 2000.


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