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Postdoc position available



Post Doctoral Fellow - Plant Molecular Biology

$60K - $66K Plus Superannuation


We require an enthusiastic Post Doctoral Fellow to join our research
team investigating the role of changes in chromatin structure in
controlling plant development. Our current focus is on the actions of
polycomb group proteins in plant development. This position will use a
"ChIP on chip" approach to find the sites where polycomb group proteins
interact with the genome, study how these interactions change in
development or under different environmental conditions and determine
the range of genes that are regulated by polycomb group proteins.


The successful applicant will have a record of achievement in molecular
biology research and a strong interest in developmental biology.
Experience carrying out chromatin immunoprecipitation experiments,
working with proteins and microarray technology analysis is desirable.
Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently
and as part of a team are essential, as are sound organisational skills
and the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines.


This position is for a term of 3 years


Further details are available at the CSIRO careers site ; the job description and
selection criteria are at .
Applications including a CV and responses to the selection criteria
should be submitted by 2nd April 2006. Informal enquiries can be made to
Dr Chris Helliwell ([hidden email]).


Dr Chris Helliwell

CSIRO Plant Industry

GPO Box 1600


ACT 2601



Phone + 61 2 6246 5346

Fax +61 2 6246 5000


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