Postdoc position

Ljerka Kunst kunst at unixg.ubc.ca
Wed Mar 5 17:37:06 EST 1997


POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN  PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY

available at the

UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

VANCOUVER, CANADA


We are looking for a well trained, highly motivated and enthusiastic
individual interested in developing Arabidopsis as a system for manipulating
seed fatty acid metabolism by genetic engineering to create industrially
interesting oil profiles.

The applicant must have expertise in molecular biological techniques such as
gene isolation, computer aided databank handling, preparation of plasmid
constructs, Northern analysis, PCR. Experience in plant biochemistry,
especially in the area of plant lipid metabolism, production and analysis of
transgenic plants, and  a good understanding of genetics would be highly
desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience, in the range between
$28,000 and $35,000.

The position is available immediately for an initial period of 1 year,  with a
possibility for extension subject to satisfactory performance and
availability of resources. If interested, please send a cover letter
outlining research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and the
names and phone numbers of 3 referees as soon as possible to Ljerka Kunst,
Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, 6270 University Blvd.,
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4, Canada; FAX (604) 822-6089; E-mail kunst at unixg.ubc.ca.
Ljerka Kunst
Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Canada

Phone: (604) 822-2351
FAX:    (604) 822-6089
E-mail: kunst at unixg.ubc.ca







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