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Tineke Creemers (+31) 317 477131 J.CREEMERS-MOLENAAR at CPRO.DLO.NL
Thu Jun 4 10:50:52 EST 1998

DLO-Centre for Plant Breeding and Reproduction Research

With a $25 million turnover and over 450 employees, CPRO-DLO is one of the
largest and most innovative plant breeding research institutes in the world.
CPRO-DLO is a non-profit and market-oriented organization oriented towards the
genetic improvement of plants.

The department of Developmental Biology focusses on the isolation of regulatory
genes in plant development. These genes are used to enhance the efficiency of
breeding and reproduction, and to enhance crop quality. The core research
topics of the department are embryogenesis and flower development. For the
embryogenesis group we are currently looking for an outstanding


You will give scientific leadership to a team of about 15 scientists,
technicians and students investigating the molecular regulation of early
embryogenesis, and its applications to engineering apomixis and microspore
embryogenesis. You will stimulate innovations in the strategic research program
and will develop new applications for industry.

You have several years of post-doctoral research experience, with a strong
background in plant molecular biology and/or genetics. You have your own
network within the scientific and/or ag-biotech community and you publish
regularly in the leading scientific journals. You are an inspiring research
manager who is innovation-, team-, and customer oriented. You have a proven
record for obtaining research funds.

CPRO-DLO offers a stimulating and challenging environment in a rapidly growing
organization, with competitive salaries and benefits.

If your background, personal experience and ambitions fit this profile, please
send an application letter, curriculum vitae and names of two referees under
reference number 97.12.OWB.32 to Ms. A. Rijpkema, Personnel Department,
CPRO-DLO, PO Box 16, NL-6700 AA Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Closing date for applications is June 18th, 1998.
For further information please contact Dr. Michiel M. van Lookeren Campagne,
Head of Department (Phone: +31-317-477048, E-mail: campagne at
Applications by E-mail are not accepted. CPRO-DLO can be found on the web at

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