Postdoctoral position

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Postdoctoral position is available from June, 2000 for one or two years to study the nitrogen metabolism (denitrification and nitrification) by microorganisms. The monthly salary is 392,000 yen (about 3,700 US dollars) for the first year and is possble to be much increased for the second year depending on their results. The original findings of this laboratory are: cytochrome P450nor, P450foxy, denitrification by fungi, yeasts, and actinomycetes. The postdoctoral researcher will study on a couple of subjects among these themes from the viewpoints of both basic and applied sciences. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree. Expertise with recombinant DNA technique, protein purification, enzymology/kinetics, spectroscopy, microbiology is desirable. If interested, please send curriculum vitae, publication list, and your address to:

Dr. Hirofumi Shoun
Institute of Applied Biochemistry
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba
Ibaraki 305-8572
Japan

Phone, Fax: +81 298 53 4603

Fax: +81 298 53 4605
E-mail: p450nor@sakura.cc.tsukuba.ac.jp