Thursday, November 12, 2009

Graduate training opportunity in plant sciences

There is a 7.5 month graduate training opportunity at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany. The successful applicant will work on two projects; Improvement of Vicia faba (field beans) for the UK and Aggressiveness of Yellow Rust Isolates in Wheat.

Both projects include molecular biology and glasshouse/growth room based assays. Full training will be given. The position would suit a recent graduate with a Biological Sciences Degree and an interest in Plant Sciences. Salary £1275/month (stipend), immediate start.

NIAB (The National Institute of Agricultural Botany) is based in Cambridge and is an independent plant research organization.

For further information or to apply submit a CV and covering letter to