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Research Fellow (102008-089)

University of Warwick - Life Sciences

Location: Coventry
Salary: £30,942 to £40,322 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st August 2019
Closes: 25th September 2019
Job Ref: 1824095

Fixed term contract for 24 months
Full-time, 36.5 hours per week.

A two-year postdoc vacancy is currently open in the lab of Prof. George Bassel at The University of Warwick. The project will involve 3D imaging of plant tissues, coupled with quantitative computational image analyses. The overall goal of the project is to look at the relationship between cell organization and gene expression in complex organs.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) in biological research, and ideally specialist knowledge in confocal microscopy and whole mount sample preparation. Experience and a willingness to learn computational approaches to investigating biological processes is also desirable. Candidates should also have high degree of motivation, a particular interest in applying interdisciplinary approaches to plant development and imaging, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For additional information please visit the lab website at

Informal enquiries to Prof. George Bassel; e-mail

If you have not yet been awarded your PhD but are near submission or have recently submitted your PhD, any offers of employment will be made as Research Assistant on level 5 of the University grade structure (£30,046). Upon successful award of your PhD and evidence of this fact, you will be promoted to Research Fellow on the first point of level 6 of the University grade structure (£30,942 pa).

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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