Jobs in Performance Plants, Inc.

Yafan Huang huangy at biology.queensu.ca
Thu Oct 14 19:43:47 EST 1999


RESEARCHERS Positions Available


Performance Plants Inc. is a plant biotechnology company whose mission is
to genetically modify plant metabolism to improve agricultural
productivity.  The company is seeking experienced B.Sc.- or M.Sc.-level
molecular biologists to generate and study transgenic plants in our
Kingston and Saskatoon laboratories.  This research is part of a team-based
approach focussed on identifying plants and technologies suitable for
future commercialization. The successful candidates must have at least two
years practical lab experience and will ideally be detail-orientated,
well-organized, self-motivated,enthusiastic, adaptable, and able to
appreciate goal-based research and development.  Performance Plants offers
a strong benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.  Company
information can be found at http://www.performanceplants.com.

Kingston applicants should have experience in standard nucleic acid
manipulations such as: vector construction, Southerns, northerns, and PCR.
Knowledge of stress signaling, pollination biology, or plant development is
advantageous.

Saskatoon applicants should have experience in standard nucleic acid
manipulation such as: vector construction, RT-PCR, northerns and PAGE.
Knowledge of promoter characterization, transient plant expression systems,
or plant physiological analysis is advantageous.

Application letters should be sent to Louise Thornton, Human Resources
Manager, Performance Plants Inc., BioSciences Complex, Queen's University,
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6, email: thorntnl at post.queensu.ca, fax:
(613) 545 3618.  The application closing date is December 1, 1999.
Applicants holding a Ph.D. will not be considered.





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