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A three-year postdoctoral Research Associate position is available in the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development, to carry out a project investigating the role of CD45 in T cell signal transduction pathways utilizing transgenic model systems already available. The Research Associate will be supported by a full-time technician dedicated to this project. The work is being funded by the Jenner Institute and will be carried out in collaboration with the Director of the Institute, Professor Peter Beverley. The project would suit someone with a strong background in the biochemistry of signalling pathways and a proven track record in this research area is expected. Experience in molecular immunology and the use of transgenics would also be beneficial. The position would be ideal for someone wishing to progress towards greater independence in the development of their research career. The salary will be in the range £19,500 to £22,000.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Denis Alexander (tel. +44 (0)1223 496554, fax +44 (0)1223 496023, e-mail Denis.Alexander@bbsrc.ac.uk). Please send a curriculum vitae, naming three referees, to the Personnel Office, Babraham Institute, Cambridge, CB2 4AT (e-mail babraham.personnel@bbsrc.ac.uk), quoting reference DA/J/ST. An application form will be supplied upon receipt of a curriculum vitae.


A new programme in functional genomics has recently been established by the European Science Foundation, with support from fifteen European countries. The programme is to be administered from the Babraham Institute. A full-time Administrator and Website Manager is required to work with the Programme Co-ordinator, Dr Mike Taussig. Approximately half the time of this position will involve contacts with the programme participants (mainly by e-mail) and assisting in the organization of workshops, meetings, and training courses. The remainder of the time will be for maintenance of the programme website pages. While the appointment is for one year in the first instance, the programme is expected to run for five years.

The successful candidate will have a scientific/administration background, ideally in areas such as genetics, bioinformatics, or computing, and experience with website maintenance. The starting salary will be in the range £15,300 to £17,800 a year, according to qualifications and experience.

Further details and application forms are avail-able from the Personnel Office (see above for details). Please quote reference MT/ESF/ST. The closing date for completed applications is 8 December 2000.

The Institute is supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and is an equal opportunities employer.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 29 November 2000
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