Molecular Biologist Position Available in Performance Plants

Yafan Huang huangy at
Fri Aug 2 10:52:07 EST 2002


A plant molecular biologist/geneticist position is immediately 
available in the Gene Discovery Program at the Company's Kingston 
research facility. Applicants should have a strong background in 
molecular biology, in particular, plant molecular genetics.  The 
successful candidate should have demonstrated skills in 
identification of genes and their functions using current genetic 
approaches such as reverse genetics and map-based cloning.  Knowledge 
of plant hormone signal transduction, 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.

Performance Plants Inc. is a major Canadian plant biotechnology 
company, whose mission is to genetically engineer plant metabolism to 
improve agricultural productivity. The company headquarter is located 
in the Bioscience Complex of Queen's University, and Kingston is a 
beautiful city by the Lake Ontario.  Interested applicants should 
include a curriculum vitae and the names of three references, and 
should be sent to Louise Thornton, Director of Human Resources, 
Performance Plants Inc., BioSciences Complex, Queen's University, 
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6.  Email: 
thorntonl at  Fax: 1-(613)-545-3618.  Performance 
Plants Inc. offers a complete benefits package and is an equal 
opportunity employer.

Yafan Huang, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Performance Plants Inc.,
Bioscience Complex,
Queens University,
Kingston, Ontario,
Canada, K7L 3N6.
Tel: 613-545-0390
Fax: 613-545-3618

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