Jobs

MRC GCRF Fellowship opportunities at Durham and York

A fantastic opportunity to work with group leaders to validate new drug targets for leishmaniasis and Chagas disease. 3 x 3 year independent research fellowships in Biology and/or Chemistry at Durham University, plus 2 at the University of York. Funded by a MRC GRCF Network Award, these posts include consumables, travel etc. Please contact p.w.denny@durham.ac.uk with any queries regarding the Durham roles, and jeremy.mottram@york.ac.uk regarding the York roles.

Deadline is 5th October 2018. See: https://ntd-network.org/vacancies/  Further details can also be found here for the York and Durham posts.

 

Postdoctoral position on RNA editing in Trypanosoma brucei

Available at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, USA. See here for further details and how to apply.

PhD Position in Evolutionary Biology

The position is available in the research group of Dr. Frida Ben-Ami,from Tel Aviv University, Israel (www.ben-ami.com). The position is available from October 15, 2018.

I am looking for a highly motivated candidate who is interested in host-parasite interactions and coevolution. In my lab, we are using the crustaceans Daphnia and their microparasites as a model system.

The successful candidate will be able to choose a project from a range of projects currently being pursued in in the lab.

Requirements
• MSc degree in biology
• creative thinking
• background in evolutionary biology or ecology
• hands-on experience with experimental work
• analytical skills and good knowledge in statistics
• communication and writing skills in English
• good work ethic

Please send your application by email (all material in one PDF) to Frida Ben-Ami (frida@post.tau.ac.il). Applications should include a CV, a list of publications and a statement about research interests (motivation letter). Please give names and email addresses of two persons who are willing to write a letter of recommendation.

 

Postdoctoral position on RNA editing in Trypanosoma brucei

Available at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, USA. See here for further details and how to apply.