A post-doctoral Research Assistant position is available to conduct research in symbiont-mediated RNA interference (SMR) at Swansea University Medical School’s Institute of Life Science in the UK.
The project is funded by the BBSRC and is aimed at optimising a newly developed technology, symbiont-mediated RNA interference (SMR), as a means of targeted control of Western Flower Thrips (WFT), a prevalent agricultural pest insect with worldwide distribution.
Candidates should have a PhD in Genetics/Microbiology/Molecular Entomology or a related subject, and experience of insect husbandry.
Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Paul Dyson at firstname.lastname@example.org
For details and application form please follow this link: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/details.php?nPostingId=6033&nPostingTargetId=11813&id=QHUFK026203F3VBQB7VLO8NXD&LG=UK&mask=suext