Research Associate in Molecular Parasitology, Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine

Three years fixed term
Salary starting point: Grade 7 - £29,705
Please quote post reference: RE09/39
Closing date for applications: 28TH October 2009

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research scientist to work on a project funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to investigate the molecular mechanisms controlling coordinated gene expression in the human malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum. The project will utilise a combined bioinformatics and molecular in vitro approach to determine how epigenetic and genetic factors together contribute to the coordinated temporal control of gene expression in infected erythrocytes.

We seek a highly motivated individual with experience in cell and molecular biology and an interest in the role of chromatin in gene expression. Prior experience in bioinformatics and parasite biology would be advantageous. Applicants must have a PhD or postdoctoral experience in a relevant subject.

The successful candidate will be based in modern refurbished laboratories within a facility that supports a malaria research community with some 20-25 members at all career stages. For further information regarding the post please contact Dr. Paul Horrocks ([email protected])

Job packs available:, [email protected], Human Resources, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG or Fax: 01782 733471.

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University of Twente Scholarship

Country of origin




Bulgaria, Greece, Czech Republic and Poland

Field of study


Level of study


Requirements for application


online application at the graduate site must be completed


all certified documents must be received


you are an excellent student


you must be admitted and nominated by the faculty you applied at


you must be a national of one of the countries mentioned above


you are a future leader (of industry)


you must be strongly committed to social society

Deadline for application


5 November 2009


8 January 2010


12 March 2010


8 April 2010


12 May 2010

The UTS committee has several meetings throughout the year to judge and advice on applications. The November deadline is valid for students who want to start their studies February 2010 (if possible). All other deadlines mentioned are valid for the academic year 2010/2011.


Maximum 20,000 Euro.

Short description

This scholarship is organised by the University of Twente and is meant for excellent students with limited resources from the above mentioned countries. Please note that you can only apply for this scholarship after you have been (provisionally) accepted by the Admission Office.

Application information

Candidates need to hand in the following:


a curriculum vitae


a motivation letter written by candidate


grading report(s) of prior degree(s)


a financial overview by candidate

All documents should be sent to the faculty.

For more information contact the University of Twente by e-mail

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Angus SA WISE Scholarship 2009

Each year SA WISE awards the Angus Scholarship, to a Sub-Saharan black woman graduate with 70% or above grade average in her subject of study. The scholarship is awarded for 1 year of tertiary study at Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any field of science and engineering. South African applicants will be given preference. The successful applicant should become an active member of SAWISE.

How to apply
Please include with application:

Curriculum Vitae with names of two referees
One page motivation
Name(s) of other bursaries/scholarships applied for and amount
Application deadline: 30 November annually

Send applications to:
SAWISE Scholarships committee
P O Box 34085
Rhodes Gift

Prof. Jacquie Greenberg = [email protected]
Prof. Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan = [email protected]


The Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Applications for October 2009: selection of Gates Scholars now completed

The Trust has now completed the selection of Gates Scholars for October 2009. If you have not heard from the Gates Cambridge Trust about your application you may assume that you have not been successful in th Gates competition but that your application is being looked at by the other Cambridge Trusts for the awards they offer.

Graduate application information for October 2010
Below are details of the graduate application deadlines for the October 2010 entry.
US citizens: the GRADSAF form and supporting documents must arrive at the University by 15 October 2009.
Non-US citizens: the GRADSAF form and supporting documents must arrive at the University by 15 December 2009.

Full details about graduate studies in Cambridge will be available in the 2010-11 Graduate Studies Prospectus from mid-September 2009. However, applicants may apply for admission for October 2010 from 1 September 2009 from the 2010-11 application page.

How to Apply
Before submitting an application, please read the Overview and Who is eligible sections.

Please click on the link below that applies to the course for which you intend to apply:
If you would like to contact a past Gates Scholar to discuss any aspect of the scholarship programme, please go to the web page of the Gates Ambassadors to find an alumnus in your country or region.

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