Postdoc position at the Noble Foundation

Blancaflor, Elison eblancaflor at
Mon Jun 9 21:23:47 EST 2003

Position Announcement:
Applications are sought to fill a Postdoctoral fellow position with 
the Plant Biology Division at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. A 
Ph.D. in Cell/Molecular Biology or Plant Sciences is required. The 
successful candidate will join a growing research group that studies 
basic questions in plant cell biology including the cellular 
mechanisms underlying plant gravity responses, the plant cytoskeleton 
and root development. For more information regarding research 
activities in the lab visit our website at 
or refer to some recent lab publications: Plant Physiol 131: 
1360-1373; Planta 217: 206-217; Plant Cell 13:907-921; Am J Bot 87: 
1547-1560. Experience in plant molecular biology, cell biology or 
genetics is required. Additional skills in confocal microscopy or 
quantitative fluorescence microscopy will be an advantage. The 
successful applicant will have access to excellent research and 
greenhouse facilities to conduct their research. Informal inquiries 
can be made to Dr. Elison Blancaflor (email: eblancaflor at or 
call 580- 224-6687).

Application and job description obtainable from the Noble Foundation 
website, <>
Send complete curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and 
names and contact information of 3 professional references to:

The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.
Human Resources Department
Position Number: PB-S095-217
P.O. Box 2180
Ardmore, OK 73402
Email: NFHR at
Website: <>

The Noble Foundation is one of the 50 largest private foundations in 
the United States. It carries out agricultural consultation and 
education, plant biology research, and provides grants to qualifying 
nonprofit organizations. The Foundation's operations are funded from 
earnings on invested assets in excess of $900 million.

The Noble Foundation offers a competitive salary, a full benefits 
package including medical and dental coverage, paid holidays and 
vacations, and a pleasant working environment with an international 
staff from 15 different countries.

The Noble Foundation is located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, a community of 
25,000 people located 90 minutes north of Dallas, Texas, and 90 
minutes south of Oklahoma City. Ardmore is located just south of the 
Arbuckle Mountains and is within a half-hour drive of three large 
lakes, two state parks, several waterfalls, five golf courses, and a 
national recreational area.

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