Physiologist Position in Performance Plants.

Nobody nobody at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Thu Oct 25 10:01:46 EST 2001


Plant Physiologist Position

Performance Plants Inc. is a Canadian plant biotechnology company, 
whose mission is to genetically engineer plant metabolism to improve 
agricultural productivity.  The Company=92s Saskatoon research facility 
is seeking a self-motivated and experienced Ph.D. level plant 
physiologist or individuals with equivalent research experience to 
study transgenic crop plants in controlled growth environments and in 
field conditions.  This research is part of a team-based approach 
focussed on identification of plants and technologies suitable for 
future commercialization.  The successful candidate must be able to 
coordinate and supervise a team of physiologists to conduct 
experiments.  Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are 
required.  As well as a good technical approach in standard plant 
physiology, sound knowledge and experience in molecular biology, 
plant breeding, field trial design and statistical analysis are 
asset.  Knowledge in biotic and abiotic stresses is also 
advantageous.  The candidate will ideally be detail-orientated, 
well-organized, enthusiastic and able to appreciate goal-based 
research and development.  Interested applicants should send 
applications to Louise Thornton, Director of Human Resources, 
Performance Plants Inc., BioSciences Complex, Queen=92s University, 
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L  3N6.  Email: 
thorntonl at performanceplants.com.  Fax: 1-613-545-3618.  Performance 
Plants Inc. offers a complete benefits package and is an equal 
opportunity employer.




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