Job Posting

Donald Ort d-ort at
Fri Dec 5 14:44:31 EST 2003

Plant Molecular Biology & Genomics

The Agricultural Research Service  of the Department of Agriculture 
invites applications for a Plant Molecular Biologist/Geneticist to be 
located at Urbana, Illinois. The position is intended to conduct 
basic genetic, molecular genetic, and genomic research investigating 
the response of photosynthesis and photosynthate partitioning in 
crops and model plants to atmospheric change. The research should 
focus on identifying the underlying genetic determinants of improved 
response to carbon dioxide fertilization, ozone tolerance, and their 
interactions with other agriculturally important stresses as well as 
to test potential transgenic amelioration and improvement strategies.

This a full time permanent position in the Photosynthesis Research 
Unit. Candidates must be U.S. citizens and salary is commensurate 
with qualifications ($56,463 to $87,289). USDA/ARS is an equal 
opportunity employer and provider. Applicants should submit their 
materials before February 3, 2004 as described in the full position 
announcement #ARS-X4W-0081 on the USDA-ARS website 
(  For more detailed information on 
the position please contact Dr. Donald Ort, Research Leader 
(217-333-2093 or d-ort at


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