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Assistant Research Fellow (posted here 21/11/07)
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 Molecular Biology

(Fixed-term, Full-time)
UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO
DEPARTMENT OF ORAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY
Dunedin, New Zealand

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Research Fellow in the Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, Division of Health Sciences. The position is fixed-term for one year starting mid-January 2008.
The successful applicant will join an experienced team of molecular biologists mixed with young and enthusiastic undergraduate and postgraduate students and have the chance to experience a very international flavoured group of scientists. This is an excellent training and career development opportunity.
Applicants should hold a masters or BSc degree with training in Molecular Biology or equivalent qualification. Experience in cloning and sequencing DNA and analysing protein products in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is an advantage. The ability to work independently on designated tasks is essential.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Erwin Lamping, Research Fellow, Department of Oral Sciences, School of Dentistry, Tel 03 479 7435, Email erwin.lamping@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Reference Number: A07/194              Starting date: January 2008 (preferably)
S. cerevisiae gelsFungal and Human proteins 

APPLICATION INFORMATION

With each application you must include an application form, an EEO Information Statement, a covering letter, contact details for three referees and one copy of your full curriculum vitae.  For an application form, EEO Information Statement and a full job description go to: www.otago.ac.nz/jobs   Alternatively, contact the Human Resources Division, Tel 03 479 8269, Fax 03 479 8279, Emailjob.applications@otago.ac.nz
Equal opportunity in employment is University policy.
E tautoko ana Te Whare Wananga o Otago i te kaupapa
whakaorite whiwhinga mahi.


Chromosome Structure and Development Group, in the Department of Pathology, University of Otago (posted here 8/11/07).

Those interested should contact Dr. Julia Horsfield for a job description: email csdg @otago.ac.nz.   

Information is available on the web at http://dnmeds.otago.ac.nz/departments/pathology/csdg/index.html

Further details and closing dates will shortly become available on the University of Otago Vacancies website http://www.otago.ac.nz/vacancies/index.html

Assistant Research Fellow (Fixed term, 1 year)

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Research Fellow (ARF01/02). This is a 1 year fixed-term position to commence in January 2008 or soon thereafter.
The appointee will have hands-on research experience in cell biology and molecular biology. An ideal candidate would also have a background in developmental biology and genetics. Experience with quantitative PCR and tissue culture would be an advantage.  Applicants must have a Masters degree or a high quality Honours degree.

Postdoctoral Fellow (Fixed term, 3 years)

Applications are invited for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow to work on a project funded by the Marsden Fund.
The appointee will have hands-on research experience in cell biology, molecular biology and bioinformatics. An ideal candidate would also have a background in cell cycle regulation, developmental biology and genetics.  Experience with model system genetics is desirable, but not essential.
Applicants must have completed a PhD within the last 3 years, and should have published from their previous work. The start date for this position is 1 April 2008.

Ph.D. and Masters Students

Enquiries from prospective Ph.D. and Masters students are also welcome.

 


 

  • PhD Studentship in Membrane Protein Expression (posted here 10/10/07)
    Molecular Microbiology Laboratory
    Department of Oral Sciences
    University of Otago
    Phd position
    Dunedin, New Zealand

     


    The Molecular Microbiology Laboratory has secured funding from the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology that will support the development and commercialisation of a yeast system for the expression of human membrane proteins. A PhD candidate is sought to undertake a programme of research that will use yeast and human proteins to optimise functional protein expression for structural analysis and drug discovery. The project will involve the development of a system that already expresses fungal membrane proteins at unprecedented levels (Lamping, E. et al Eukaryotic Cell, 4, 1150-1165, 2007). The PhD candidate will join a team of senior post-doctoral researchers in the laboratory of Professor Richard Cannon and there will be opportunity to interact with collaborating laboratories in Japan (Tokyo Institute of Technology and the National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Tokyo) and the United States (Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco). Exceptional, well-motivated, honours and masters graduates with basic microbiological, biochemistry, genetic and/or molecular biology skills are encouraged to apply.

    The stipend for the PhD candidate will be up to NZ$25,000 per annum (depending on academic achievement) for 3 years plus New Zealand domestic fees for eligible students. A January 2008 start date is anticipated.

    Expressions of interest and requests for further information should be directed to
    Dr Brian C. Monk, Senior Research Fellow, Molecular Microbiology Laboratory, Department of Oral Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 647, Dunedin,
    New Zealand.
    Email: brian.monk@stonebow.otago.ac.nz
    Phone: +64 (03) 479 7099

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