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    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

    Promoting equality of opportunity throughout the University

    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