May 10, 2011

Post Doctoral Scientist : London, NW7 1AA, Britain

Medical Research Council: job description
Division of Mathematical Biology

Post Doctoral Scientist
We are recruiting for a 3-year Postdoctoral position within the National Institute for Medical Research. The position involves the development of theoretical models of protein evolution with applications to fundamental biological topics such as speciation and host-pathogen co-evolution.
Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent in evolutionary biology, molecular biophysics, or related fields.

Applicants should have an interest in evolution. Applicants should have significant experience with scientific computing (in Java, C++, or equivalent). Applicants should be able to learn quickly, have an interest in collaborative work, be able to communicate scientific ideas effectively and have a proven publication record.

Contact Information:
Informal inquires should be addressed to Dr. Richard Goldstein via e-mail
richard.goldstein@ nimr.mrc.

Situated in Mill Hill, North West London, the MRC National Institute for Medical Research is the largest MRC institute, supporting some 70 research groups and 500 bench scientists. The Institute provides excellent training for researchers in a multi-disciplinary environment and is equipped with state of the art facilities, including genetic modification of mice, imaging, histology, and high throughput sequencing.

Salary range is from £27,513 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. MRC final salary Pension Scheme is available.

Applications are handled by the RCUK Shared Services Centre; to apply please visit our job board at and complete an online application form. Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867003, Please
quote reference number IRC19728.

Closing date: 27th May 2011
The MRC is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Final appointments will be subject to a pre employment screening

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