Dear All

I would like to draw your attention to this
vacant post in my lab, which is currently advertised on


Tom Matheson

Research Associate
Department of Biology
University of Leicester UK

Salary grade 7, 27,465 to 31,840
Available immediately for 2 years

Ref: R3200/JAU

Applications are invited for a BBSRC-funded
postdoctoral position to work on the neuronal
control and biomechanics of aimed limb movements
in insects. The successful candidate will be a
skilled computer modeller capable of developing
our biomechanical model of a locust leg, working
alongside electrophysiologists and behavioural
neurobiologists to analyse biological data that
are then incorporated into realistic models.

This post will be part of a very active research
group in modern and well resourced facilities,
with opportunities for research visits to our collaborator's lab in Cologne.

Applicants should have a PhD in an appropriate
area and enthusiasm for solving biological questions.

Informal enquiries please contact Dr Tom Matheson
(e-mail or alternatively telephone
+44 (0)116 2231263. Further information is also
available at

Downloadable application forms and further
particulars are available by following the links
below, or in hardcopy from Personnel Services,
tel: +44(0)116 252 2387, fax: +44(0)116 252 5140, email:

Please note that CVs will only be accepted in
support of a fully completed application form.

Closing date: 30 March 2007

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Further particulars are available at:

An application form is available at:

Dr Tom Matheson
Lecturer in Animal Biology
Department of Biology
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester LE1 7RH

Tel +44(0)116 2231263
Fax +44(0)116 2523330