Research Assistant in Bacterial Signalling & Pathogenesis

Research Assistant in Bacterial Signalling & Pathogenesis

BioMERIT Research Centre

Applications are invited for a Research Assistantship in the group of Dr Max Dow within the BIOMERIT Research Centre to work on the bacterial second messenger cyclic di-GMP and its role in the regulation of virulence in bacterial pathogens of humans and plants (see Ryan et al., PNAS 103: 6712, (2006); Dow et al., MPMI 19: 1378, (2006)), This position, which is funded by the Science Foundation of Ireland, is available from January 2007 for a period of one year.   

Further information on this research programmecan be found on the BRC website at
The salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Closing date:  Thursday, 21 December 2006  

Suitably qualified applicants should submit a full CV and the names of two referees to:

Dr.Max Dow
BIOMERIT Research Centre,
Microbiology Department,
University College Cork,

Tel: +353-21-4901316 / Fax:+353-21-4275934 /


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