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Post-doctoral position in Apomixis

abed chaudhury abdul at pican.pi.csiro.au
Sun Feb 9 20:25:56 EST 1997

Australia wish to appoint motivated Post Doctoral Fellows to work on an
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded
project to establish molecular tools to achieve apomixis (seed set without
fertilisation) in rice.  Apomictic and sexual Hieracium species will be used
at the Adelaide lab for testing and fine tuning of apomictic-like genes
isolated from Arabidopsis in the CSIRO Plant Industry lab.  The project will
also involve cytological analyses and in situ gene expression studies.

You will need a Ph.D. in genetics, molecular biology or a related discipline
and have experience in the study of developmental processes in multicellular
organisms at the molecular level.  You should not have more than three years
relevant experience since confirmation of your degree.  Good communication
skills and skills in molecular biology, in situ hybridisation and a general
knowledge of plant or animal development is also required.

For furhter information on the Adelaide position contact Dr.Anna Koltunow
(e-mail: anna.koltunow at adl.hort.csiro.au)  Selection criterion and duty
staement are available from Reception on (08) 8303 8600 or fax (08) 8303
8601 or e-mail margaret.minter at adl.hort.csiro.au

For further information on the Canberra position contact Dr. Abed Chaudhury
(e-mail: a.chaudhury at pi.csiro.au).  For selection criteria and duty
statement contact Jenny Davis-Downs on (06) 246 5183 fax (06) 246 5000, or
e-mail j.davis-downs at pi.csiro.au

A Complete information package including both positions is available from
either Adelaide or Canberra.

AS a first step, applicants are advised to obtain the selection criteria and
duty statement.

Address your application for the Adelaide position, quoting reference no
A97/2 and include details of your experience, skills, qualifications, and
the names of three referees.  Please mark "Confidential" and forward to:
The Divisional Persinnel Manager, CSIRO Division of Horticulture, GPO BOX
350, Adelaide S A 5001
by 21 March 1997

Address you application for the Canberra position quoting Reference No
PG:97004, and include details of your experience, skills, and qualifications
and the names of three referees.  Please mark "Confidential" and forward to:
The Personnel Section, CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, GPO BOX 1600,
Canberra, ACT 2601 by 21 March, 1997

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