Postdoctoral Research Assistant/Associate at the University of Bristol, UK

A 3-year BBSRC funded post-doctoral research assistant/associated position is available in the Kuwabara lab to investigate the role of patched gene activity in the early embryonic cell divisions of C. elegans.

Interested candidates should have a PhD in Molecular/Cell Biology, Biochemistry or a related subject. Candidates should have expertise in molecular biology, some familiarity with C. elegans, and proficiency in acquiring and analysing microscopic images. Flexibility, good communication skills and an ability to work as part of a team are also expected. The successful candidate may be appointed on a fixed term or permanent contract depending on the extent of previous relevant research experience. Further information can be found at

The University of Bristol is a vibrant centre for biomedical research in the UK, with a state-of-the-art imaging facility housed in the Department of Biochemistry. Bristol, the birthplace of N2, is the largest city in the Southwest of England; it is surrounded by scenic countryside but lies within commuting distance of London.

Interested candidates should apply online at (Ref 14002). Closing date for applications is 13 June 2008.

For informal enquiries, please contact:
Prof Patty Kuwabara
Department of Biochemistry
University of Bristol