IMMEDIATE JOB OPENING ---- PLANT PHYSIOLOGIST

Wu, Jeff Jeff.Wu at GarstSeedCo.com
Wed Jul 12 10:49:25 EST 2000


JOB OPENING




POSITION:	Team Leader
		Plant Physiologist

LOCATION:	Slater, IA

DATE:		July 7, 2000

SALARY:	This is a full-time exempt position with complete company benefits.
Salary will be commensurate with knowledge, skills, abilities, and
experience.

DESCRIPTION:
Garst Seed Company is currently seeking an individual to design and conduct
experiments in the field, greenhouse, and lab to study the physiology of
crop plants in relation to genetic improvements and to evaluate and
establish innovative methodologies to screen for resistance to abiotic
stresses including low soil moisture, high soil pH, high and low
temperature.  As part of an applied physiology team in a leading crop
breeding company, the candidate will also have opportunities to collaborate
with plant breeders, molecular biologists and geneticists to identify
genes/QTLs, and evaluate transgenic plants.  Some travel is required,
including extended time at the Hawaii Research Center.

QUALIFICATIONS:
MS in plant physiology, biochemistry, genetics or plant breeding.
Demonstrated experience is required in research of biochemical and
physiological regulation mechanisms of plant development, growth, and
productivity.  Working experience of growing plants in greenhouses and
growth cabinets is highly desirable.  Knowledge and experience in
cytogenetics and molecular genetics is an asset.  The successful candidate
will have strong leadership and managerial qualities, excellent
communication skills and demonstrated knowledge of spreadsheet and
presentation software. 

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources - Job Opening 00-050,
Garst Seed Company, 2369 330th Street, Slater, IA  50244, fax to
515-685-5053, or e-mail to Judy.Ellis at GarstSeedCo.com.

Garst is an Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/D/V


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