University of Cambridge: Research Assistant ~

20 de agosto de 2004

University of Cambridge: Research Assistant

Department of Genetics
Ref No: PC 036
Grade: RAST
Salary: £19,460 - £21,640pa
Limit of tenure: 30 January 2006

Applications are invited for a graduate research assistant to work on genetic studies on the mechanism of mitotic spindle orientation in the budding yeast S. cerevisiae. The project, which is funded by the Wellcome Trust, combines molecular genetics and live imaging microscopy methods to explore the control of spindle positioning through microtubule-cortex interactions. Applicants should have a degree in a biological discipline and experience in molecular biology techniques is desirable.

The position is available from 1 September 2004, until 31 January 2006 in the first instance, and may, subject to the availability of additional funding, be renewed for a further period or periods. Salary will be in the range £19,460 - £21,640 pa according to age and experience.

Informal enquiries to Dr Marisa Segal, email

Applications, to include a PD18 cover sheet (see, full CV and details of three referees, should be addressed to Mrs Tracy Oakley, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EH, tel: (01223) 333 999, e-mail:
Closing date for applications: 25 August 2004.
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