in the School of Biological Sciences (to commence on November 1, 2018 for one year, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent, preferably with some research experience in genetics and developmental biology.
A strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills and the ability to work independently are required. Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English are also required.
The appointee is expected to carry out investigations in the field of developmental neurobiology using the nematode C. elegans as a model system and applying various genetics, genomics, and imaging techniques to study the mechanisms of neuronal development and cellular differentiation.
Some background information about the research can be found in the literature at : https : / / www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov / pubmed / ?term Chaogu+Zheng.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.